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Updated August 3, 2020

*Blanks in the above map mean that no exact numbers have been reported

Using news reports, company press releases, state and federal data and original reporting, we're keeping track of the coronavirus's effect on the meatpacking industry, including positive cases among workers and employee deaths. We've incorporated figures released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on May 1 and July 7.

We'll continue updating through the outbreak.

As of Aug. 3, there have been at least 34,200 reported positive cases tied to meatpacking facilities in at least 375 plants in 39 states, and at least 137 reported worker deaths in at least 43 plants in 24 states.

"Tied to" includes positive tests among workers and people who interacted with workers, such as family members; it's primarily workers who have tested positive. If that distinction has been reported, we note it in the database. We are not including in the count incidents where "many," "numerous," etc. were used, and we're rounding down if numbers are reported as approximate. Read our methodology below the database.

You can search by company name or location (city, county, state). Each plant has the following information:

  • the number of positive cases tied to it
  • the number of workers who worked at the plant who died, if deaths have been reported
  • the date positive cases at the plant were first reported in the media (this is NOT when workers tested positive)
  • if the plant closed down at some point, the date it closed down and the date of its reopening
  • if it's available, the total number of workers at the plant and the number of workers who were tested
  • the type of meat processed at the facility
  • the USDA establishment number

Click the green button to see the additional information, sources used and links to the original articles.

Almost half of the facilities that have outbreaks have not been identified at this time, and about a third of the workers who have died have not been linked to a particular plant (the CDC only reports aggregate figures). If you have information on facilities that haven't had outbreaks reported publicly yet or on plants with worker deaths not publicly reported, let us know at sky.chadde@investigatemidwest.org, or visit our page on how to share information with us securely.

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Wayne FarmsAlbertvilleMarshallAlabama754/21/202014/21/2020about 800unclearn/an/apoultryP1317+V1317AL.comMidwest Center reporting confirmedhttps://www.al.com/news/2020/04/chicken-plant-reports-75-coronavirus-cases-one-death.html
Wayne FarmsDothanHoustonAlabama14/2/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP7342+V7342WDHN-TVhttps://www.dothanfirst.com/news/top-stories/dothan-wayne-farms-employee-tests-positive-for-covid-19-several-more-in-jack-facility/
Wayne FarmsJackCoffeeAlabama"several"4/2/2020n/an/a1200unclearn/an/apoultryP7485+V7485WDHN-TVhttps://www.dothanfirst.com/news/top-stories/dothan-wayne-farms-employee-tests-positive-for-covid-19-several-more-in-jack-facility/https://www.dothanfirst.com/news/male-employee-tests-positive-for-covid-19-at-coffee-county-wayne-farms-facility/
JBSGuntersvilleMarshallAlabamaunknown4/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP192Midwest Center reporting, WHNT-19Anita McBurnett, director of the Marshall County Emergency Management Agency, confirmed to Midwest Centerhttps://whnt.com/news/pilgrims-pride-says-some-employees-tested-positive-for-covid-19/
AlaTrade IncPhenix CityRussellAlabama45/11/2020n/an/aabout 640unclearn/an/apoultryP34453WRBL-TVhttps://www.wrbl.com/news/health/coronavirus/phenix-city-poultry-plant-puts-emphasis-on-cleanliness-sanitizing-during-covid-19-pandemic/
Foster FarmsDemopolisMarengoAlabama115/15/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryM7322+P7322AL.comhttps://www.al.com/news/2020/05/do-i-have-the-right-to-know-if-my-coworker-tests-positive-for-coronavirus.html
JBSTollesonMaricopaArizona1624/28/2020n/an/aabout 1500unclearn/an/abeefM267ABC15 Arizona, Centers for Disease Control and PreventionCDC reports 1 facility in Arizona, a beef plant, has 162 cases. This JBS beef facility is the only plant in the state publicly known to have an outbreak.https://www.abc15.com/news/region-west-valley/tolleson/worker-with-covid-19-at-jbs-meat-facility-in-tolleson-speaks-out-amid-coworkers-concernshttps://www.abc15.com/news/region-west-valley/tolleson/jbs-meat-plant-in-tolleson-declines-states-offer-to-help-with-covid-19-testing-for-the-second-timehttps://www.abc15.com/news/region-west-valley/tolleson/governor-ducey-responds-to-jbs-meat-plant-in-tolleson-employees-concernshttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownArkansasn/an/a15/11/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aArkansas Timeshttps://arktimes.com/arkansas-blog/2020/05/11/arkansas-poultry-workers-amid-the-coronavirus-were-not-essential-were-expendable
Boar's HeadForrest CitySt. FrancisArkansas2; total of 3,306 positive cases in state, per Arkansas Dept of Health5/12/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/ameat/poultryM19575+P19575Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Arkansas Times, Arkansas Dept of Healthstate health reports obtained by Heather Schlitz of Midwest Centerhttps://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2020/may/12/2-workers-forrest-city-meat-processing-plant-test-/https://arktimes.com/arkansas-blog/2020/05/11/arkansas-poultry-workers-amid-the-coronavirus-were-not-essential-were-expendablehttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6939504-Arkansas-Poultry-Covid-Clusters-Summary-6-5-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6945186-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-6-12-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6982629-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-7-6-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6988953-Arkansas-7-13-20-Poultry-COVID-Summary-FINAL.html
Tyson FoodsRogersBentonArkansas256; total of 3,306 positive cases in state, per Arkansas Dept of Health5/21/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP607USA Today/Midwest Center, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Arkansas Dept of HealthElm Street facility; report obtained by Heather Schlitz of Midwest Centerhttps://www.usatoday.com/in-depth/news/investigations/2020/05/21/coronavirus-american-chicken-beef-industry-vulnerable-despite-trump/3107636001/https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2020/may/30/coronavirus-cases-at-meat-plants-rise-d/?news-arkansas-nwahttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6939504-Arkansas-Poultry-Covid-Clusters-Summary-6-5-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6945186-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-6-12-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6982629-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-7-6-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6988953-Arkansas-7-13-20-Poultry-COVID-Summary-FINAL.html
Tyson FoodsRogersBentonArkansas85; total of 3,306 positive cases in state, per Arkansas Dept of Health6/5/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryM7221+P7221Arkansas Dept of HealthOlrich St facilityhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6939504-Arkansas-Poultry-Covid-Clusters-Summary-6-5-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6945186-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-6-12-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6982629-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-7-6-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6988953-Arkansas-7-13-20-Poultry-COVID-Summary-FINAL.html
George's/Ozark Mountain PoultryRogersBentonArkansas277; total of 3,306 positive cases in state, per Arkansas Dept of Health5/30/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryM21498+P21498Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Arkansas Department of Healthstate health reports obtained by Heather Schlitz of Midwest Centerhttps://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2020/may/30/coronavirus-cases-at-meat-plants-rise-d/?news-arkansas-nwahttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6939504-Arkansas-Poultry-Covid-Clusters-Summary-6-5-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6945186-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-6-12-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6982629-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-7-6-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6988953-Arkansas-7-13-20-Poultry-COVID-Summary-FINAL.html
CargillSpringdaleWashington/BentonArkansas181; total of 3,306 positive cases in state, per Arkansas Dept of Health5/30/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryM13289+P963Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Arkansas Department of Healthstate health reports obtained by Heather Schlitz of Midwest Centerhttps://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2020/may/30/coronavirus-cases-at-meat-plants-rise-d/?news-arkansas-nwahttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6939504-Arkansas-Poultry-Covid-Clusters-Summary-6-5-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6945186-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-6-12-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6982629-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-7-6-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6988953-Arkansas-7-13-20-Poultry-COVID-Summary-FINAL.html
JBSDeQueenSevierArkansas236; total of 3,306 positive cases in state, per Arkansas Dept of Health5/30/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP705Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Arkansas Department of Healthstate health reports obtained by Heather Schlitz of Midwest Centerhttps://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2020/may/30/coronavirus-cases-at-meat-plants-rise-d/?news-arkansas-nwahttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6939504-Arkansas-Poultry-Covid-Clusters-Summary-6-5-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6945186-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-6-12-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6982629-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-7-6-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6988953-Arkansas-7-13-20-Poultry-COVID-Summary-FINAL.html
Nebo PoultryDardanelleYellArkansas63; total of 3,306 positive cases in state, per Arkansas Dept of Health5/30/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryArkansas Democrat-Gazette, Arkansas Department of Healthstate health reports obtained by Heather Schlitz of Midwest Centerhttps://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2020/may/30/coronavirus-cases-at-meat-plants-rise-d/?news-arkansas-nwahttps://www.thepoultryfederation.com/membership/allied-member-list/details/3/233https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6939504-Arkansas-Poultry-Covid-Clusters-Summary-6-5-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6945186-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-6-12-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6982629-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-7-6-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6988953-Arkansas-7-13-20-Poultry-COVID-Summary-FINAL.html
ButterballHuntsvilleMadisonArkansas151; total of 3,306 positive cases in state, per Arkansas Dept of Health5/30/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP7174Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Arkansas Department of Healthstate health reports obtained by Heather Schlitz of Midwest Centerhttps://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2020/may/30/coronavirus-cases-at-meat-plants-rise-d/?news-arkansas-nwahttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6939504-Arkansas-Poultry-Covid-Clusters-Summary-6-5-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6945186-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-6-12-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6982629-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-7-6-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6988953-Arkansas-7-13-20-Poultry-COVID-Summary-FINAL.html
Tyson FoodsClarksvilleJohnsonArkansas114; total of 3,306 positive cases in state, per Arkansas Dept of Health5/30/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP7101Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Arkansas Department of Healthstate health reports obtained by Heather Schlitz of Midwest Centerhttps://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2020/may/30/coronavirus-cases-at-meat-plants-rise-d/?news-arkansas-nwahttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6939504-Arkansas-Poultry-Covid-Clusters-Summary-6-5-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6945186-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-6-12-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6982629-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-7-6-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6988953-Arkansas-7-13-20-Poultry-COVID-Summary-FINAL.html
Tyson FoodsDardanelleYellArkansas66; total of 3,306 positive cases in state, per Arkansas Dept of Health5/30/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP72Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Arkansas Department of Healthstate health reports obtained by Heather Schlitz of Midwest Centerhttps://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2020/may/30/coronavirus-cases-at-meat-plants-rise-d/?news-arkansas-nwahttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6939504-Arkansas-Poultry-Covid-Clusters-Summary-6-5-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6945186-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-6-12-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6982629-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-7-6-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6988953-Arkansas-7-13-20-Poultry-COVID-Summary-FINAL.html
George's PoultrySpringdaleWashingtonArkansas186; total of 3,306 positive cases in state, per Arkansas Dept of Health6/5/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP208+V208Arkansas Dept of Healthstate health reports obtained by Heather Schlitz of Midwest Centerhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6939504-Arkansas-Poultry-Covid-Clusters-Summary-6-5-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6945186-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-6-12-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6982629-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-7-6-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6988953-Arkansas-7-13-20-Poultry-COVID-Summary-FINAL.html
Tyson FoodsSpringdaleWashingtonArkansas316; total of 3,306 positive cases in state, per Arkansas Dept of Health6/5/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryM5842+P5842+V5842Arkansas Dept of HealthBerry St facility; state health report obtained by Heather Schlitz of Midwest Centerhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6939504-Arkansas-Poultry-Covid-Clusters-Summary-6-5-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6945186-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-6-12-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6982629-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-7-6-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6988953-Arkansas-7-13-20-Poultry-COVID-Summary-FINAL.html
Tyson FoodsSpringdaleWashingtonArkansas40; total of 3,306 positive cases in state, per Arkansas Dept of Health7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP481Arkansas Dept of HealthRandall Rd (or Lane) facilityhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6982629-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-7-6-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6988953-Arkansas-7-13-20-Poultry-COVID-Summary-FINAL.html
Simmons FoodsVan BurenCrawfordArkansas19; total of 3,306 positive cases in state, per Arkansas Dept of Health6/5/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryM20287+P20287Arkansas Dept of Healthstate health reports obtained by Heather Schlitz of Midwest Centerhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6939504-Arkansas-Poultry-Covid-Clusters-Summary-6-5-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6945186-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-6-12-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6982629-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-7-6-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6988953-Arkansas-7-13-20-Poultry-COVID-Summary-FINAL.html
Wayne FarmsDanvilleYellArkansas185; total of 3,306 positive cases in state, per Arkansas Dept of Health6/5/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP1009Arkansas Dept of Healthstate health reports obtained by Heather Schlitz of Midwest Centerhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6939504-Arkansas-Poultry-Covid-Clusters-Summary-6-5-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6945186-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-6-12-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6982629-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-7-6-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6988953-Arkansas-7-13-20-Poultry-COVID-Summary-FINAL.html
Tyson FoodsGrannisPolkArkansas22; total of 3,306 positive cases in state, per Arkansas Dept of Health6/5/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP27+V27Arkansas Dept of Healthstate health reports obtained by Heather Schlitz of Midwest Centerhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6939504-Arkansas-Poultry-Covid-Clusters-Summary-6-5-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6945186-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-6-12-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6982629-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-7-6-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6988953-Arkansas-7-13-20-Poultry-COVID-Summary-FINAL.html
Southeast PoultryRogersBentonArkansas73; total of 3,306 positive cases in state, per Arkansas Dept of Health6/5/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryM2676+P2676Arkansas Dept of Healthstate health reports obtained by Heather Schlitz of Midwest Centerhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6939504-Arkansas-Poultry-Covid-Clusters-Summary-6-5-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6945186-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-6-12-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6982629-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-7-6-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6988953-Arkansas-7-13-20-Poultry-COVID-Summary-FINAL.html
Tyson FoodsFayettevilleWashingtonArkansas42; total of 3,306 positive cases in state, per Arkansas Dept of Health6/5/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryArkansas Dept of Healthstate health reports obtained by Heather Schlitz of Midwest Centerhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6939504-Arkansas-Poultry-Covid-Clusters-Summary-6-5-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6945186-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-6-12-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6982629-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-7-6-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6988953-Arkansas-7-13-20-Poultry-COVID-Summary-FINAL.html
Simmons FoodsGentryBentonArkansas9; total of 3,306 positive cases in state, per Arkansas Dept of Health6/5/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP1949Arkansas Dept of Healthstate health reports obtained by Heather Schlitz of Midwest Centerhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6939504-Arkansas-Poultry-Covid-Clusters-Summary-6-5-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6945186-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-6-12-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6982629-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-7-6-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6988953-Arkansas-7-13-20-Poultry-COVID-Summary-FINAL.html
Simmons FoodsSiloam SpringsBentonArkansas5; total of 3,306 positive cases in state, per Arkansas Dept of Health6/5/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP486Arkansas Dept of Healthstate health reports obtained by Heather Schlitz of Midwest Centerhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6939504-Arkansas-Poultry-Covid-Clusters-Summary-6-5-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6945186-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-6-12-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6982629-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-7-6-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6988953-Arkansas-7-13-20-Poultry-COVID-Summary-FINAL.html
Tyson FoodsVan BurenCrawfordArkansas83; total of 3,306 positive cases in state, per Arkansas Dept of Health6/12/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryM7048 +P7048Arkansas Dept of Healthstate health reports obtained by Heather Schlitz of Midwest Centerhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6945186-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-6-12-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6982629-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-7-6-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6988953-Arkansas-7-13-20-Poultry-COVID-Summary-FINAL.html
Tyson FoodsGreen ForestCarrollArkansas47; total of 3,306 positive cases in state, per Arkansas Dept of Health7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryM112 + P112Arkansas Dept of Healthhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6982629-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-7-6-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6988953-Arkansas-7-13-20-Poultry-COVID-Summary-FINAL.html
Tyson FoodsRusselvillePopeArkansas34; total of 3,306 positive cases in state, per Arkansas Dept of Health7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryM5839 +P5839Arkansas Dept of HealthTyler Rd facilityhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6982629-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-7-6-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6988953-Arkansas-7-13-20-Poultry-COVID-Summary-FINAL.html
OK FoodsFt. SmithSebastianArkansas60; total of 3,306 positive cases in state, per Arkansas Dept of Health7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP165 + V165Arkansas Dept of Healthhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6982629-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-7-6-2020.html
Foster FarmsFresnoFresnoCalifornia14/24/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP6137AKQEDh/t Alexandra Hall, KQEDhttps://www.kqed.org/news/11814052/foster-farms-worker-tests-positive-for-covid-19-fresno-plant-stays-open
Smithfield FoodsVernonLos AngelesCalifornia1655/25/2020n/an/a1837unclearn/an/aporkM360+P360United Food and Commercial Workers union press release, Los Angeles TimesFarmer Johnhttps://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-05-25/farmer-john-meatpackers-demand-closing-vernon-plant-coronavirushttps://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-06-14/vernon-coronavirus-cases-residents-farmer-john
CLW FoodsVernonLos AngelesCaliforniaunknown5/24/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/ameatM44965+P44965Los Angeles Timeshttps://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-05-24/coronavirus-outbreaks-occur-at-9-industrial-facilities-in-vernon
California Farms MeatVernonLos AngelesCaliforniaunknown5/24/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/ameat/poultryM48082+P48082+V48082Los Angeles Timeshttps://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-05-24/coronavirus-outbreaks-occur-at-9-industrial-facilities-in-vernon
Central Valley Meat CoHanfordKingsCalifornia"roughly 200"5/7/2020n/an/aabout 900 at 2 plantsunclearn/an/abeefM6063ALos Angeles Times, KCRA3https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-05-07/138-employees-at-central-california-meat-plant-test-positive-for-coronavirushttps://www.kcra.com/article/employee-sues-central-valley-meatpacking-company-covid-19-exposure/33407402
Harris Ranch Beef CompanySelmaFresnoCalifornia217/10/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/abeefM783 +P783 + V783Fresno Beehttps://www.fresnobee.com/news/coronavirus/article243972602.html
JBSGreeleyWeldColorado2874/10/202064/13/20206000unclear4/10/20204/24/2020beefM969+V969JBS press release, Greeley Tribune, CBS4 Denver, Reuters, Denver Post, Colorado Dept of Public Health and EnvironmentThe figures for this plant have been revised down, from 316 positive cases and 8 deaths, to 273 cases and 6 deaths. Media outlets had reported 8 deaths, but the state has only 6 in its accounting. We've decided to use the state's figures.https://jbssa.com/about/news/2020/04-13/#.XpTX5Zoh3Swhttps://www.greeleytribune.com/news/jbs-to-close-through-april-24-after-being-ordered-to-close-through-wednesday-by-weld-state-health-departments/https://denver.cbslocal.com/2020/04/23/coronavirus-jbs-greeley-meat-plant/https://www.greeleytribune.com/news/jbs-to-close-through-april-24-after-being-ordered-to-close-through-wednesday-by-weld-state-health-departments/https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-meat-focus/elbow-to-elbow-north-america-meat-plant-workers-fall-ill-walk-off-jobs-idUSKCN21V0WMhttps://covid19.colorado.gov/outbreak-datahttps://www.denverpost.com/2020/05/18/jbs-greeley-coronavirus-covid-death/
CargillFort MorganMorganColorado1034/15/202044/15/2020unclearunclearn/an/abeefM86RColorado Dept of Public Health and Environmenthttps://covid19.colorado.gov/outbreak-data
Rocky Mountain Natural MeatsAdamsColorado185/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/abisonM20247+V20247Colorado Dept of Public Health and Environmenthttps://covid19.colorado.gov/data/outbreak-data
Mountain States Rosen CompanyWeldColorado75/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/alambM19652Colorado Dept of Public Health and Environmenthttps://covid19.colorado.gov/data/outbreak-data
Empire Meats Denver ProcessingDenverColorado205/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/ameatn/aColorado Dept of Public Health and Environmenthttps://covid19.colorado.gov/data/outbreak-data
Colorado PremiumDenverColorado95/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/abeefM4891+P4891Colorado Dept of Public Health and Environmenthttps://covid19.colorado.gov/data/outbreak-data
Brush Meat ProcessorsBrushMorganColorado55/29/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/ameatM44999 +V44999Colorado Dept of Public Health and Environmenthttps://covid19.colorado.gov/data/outbreak-data
Perdue FarmsMilfordKentDelawaren/an/an/an/aunclearunclear3/30/20203/31/2020poultryP1318Cape Gazettehttps://www.capegazette.com/article/perdue-closes-milford-plant-wake-coronavirus-cases/200187
Mountaire FarmsSelbyvilleSussexDelaware1 of 6 plants w/ 336 positive cases in state, per CDC4/1/2020n/an/an/an/an/an/apoultryM667+P667Delmarva Now, Delaware Onlinehttps://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/delaware/2020/04/01/mountaire-farms-confirms-covid-19-case-possible-exposure-15-employees/5102127002/https://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/virginia/2020/04/24/tyson-foods-closes-virginia-shore-plant-deep-cleaning/3019657001/https://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/local/2020/04/28/southern-delaware-councilman-testing-chicken-plant-workers-dumb-idea/3039276001/
unknownunknownunknownDelaware1 of 6 plants w/ 336 positive cases in state, per CDC5/1/20204 in 6 plants, per CDC5/1/2020n/an/an/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_down
unknownunknownunknownDelaware1 of 6 plants w/ 336 positive cases in state, per CDC5/1/20204 in 6 plants, per CDC5/1/2020n/an/an/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_down
unknownunknownunknownDelaware1 of 6 plants w/ 336 positive cases in state, per CDC5/1/20204 in 6 plants, per CDC5/1/2020n/an/an/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_down
unknownunknownunknownDelaware1 of 6 plants w/ 336 positive cases in state, per CDC5/1/20204 in 6 plants, per CDC5/1/2020n/an/an/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_down
unknownunknownunknownDelaware1 of 6 plants w/ 336 positive cases in state, per CDC5/1/20204 in 6 plants, per CDC5/1/2020n/an/an/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_down
Tyson FoodsCamillaMitchellGeorgia"many"; 509 total positive cases in state, per CDC4/7/202044/9/20202100unclearn/an/apoultryP2686New York Times, AP, Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union press release, OSHA complaint data, Centers for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/09/us/coronavirus-chicken-meat-processing-plants-immigrants.htmlhttps://apnews.com/16faf7d5bc7a34198df22b64f9825975https://www.rwdsu.info/poultry_industry_s_delayed_covid_19_response_is_killing_america_s_essential_workers_protect_them_nowhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
Fieldale FarmsCorneliaHabershamGeorgiaunknown; 509 total positive cases in state, per CDC4/29/202024/29/2020unclearunclearn/an/apoultryP1250Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention87 total employees tested positive at Fieldale's 3 plants in Murrayville, Gainvesville and Corneliahttps://www.ajc.com/news/breaking-news/hundreds-georgia-poultry-workers-have-tested-positive-for-covid/K0vGYEGTSbvAYIeU3I6qtM/https://www.ajc.com/news/breaking-news/novel-coronavirus-sickening-more-georgia-poultry-workers/Um9LhexvwSDFRiWyURTRCJ/https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
Fieldale FarmsGainesvilleHallGeorgiaunknown; 509 total positive cases in state, per CDC4/29/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryM12650+P12650Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention87 total employees tested positive at Fieldale's 3 plants in Murrayville, Gainvesville and Corneliahttps://www.ajc.com/news/breaking-news/hundreds-georgia-poultry-workers-have-tested-positive-for-covid/K0vGYEGTSbvAYIeU3I6qtM/https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
Fieldale FarmsMurrayvilleHallGeorgiaunknown; 509 total positive cases in state, per CDC4/29/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP1257Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention87 total employees tested positive at Fieldale's 3 plants in Murrayville, Gainvesville and Corneliahttps://www.ajc.com/news/breaking-news/hundreds-georgia-poultry-workers-have-tested-positive-for-covid/K0vGYEGTSbvAYIeU3I6qtM/https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
Perdue FarmsPerryHoustonGeorgiaat least 1; 509 total positive cases in state, per CDC3/28/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP2123413WMAZ, Perdue Farms press release, Centers for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.13wmaz.com/article/news/health/coronavirus/perdue-farms-in-perry-confirms-covid-19-case/93-23bc9dd6-f392-4e68-918f-e9853b770aabhttps://corporate.perduefarms.com/news/press-releases/perdue-farms-confirms-positive-case-of-covid-19/https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
Sanderson FarmsMoultrieColquittGeorgia15; 509 total positive cases in state, per CDC4/7/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP32182WTXL Tallahassee, Centers for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.wtxl.com/news/local-news/more-than-400-employees-at-sanderson-farms-plant-in-moultrie-sent-home-due-to-covid-19-concernshttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
Tip Top PoultryRockmartPolkGeorgia9; 1 of 14 plants affected in state w/ 509 total cases, per CDC6/25/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryM17453 +P17453Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Polk County Standard Journalhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_downhttps://www.northwestgeorgianews.com/polk_standard_journal/business/local/health-officials-investigating-multiple-covid-19-cases-at-tip-top-in-rockmart/article_d36c6e02-b71f-11ea-9b69-3b46c070cfc4.htmlhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownGeorgia1 of 14 plants affected in state w/ 509 total cases, per CDC5/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_downhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownGeorgia1 of 14 plants affected in state w/ 509 total cases, per CDC5/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_downhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownGeorgia1 of 14 plants affected in state w/ 509 total cases, per CDC5/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_downhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownGeorgia1 of 14 plants affected in state w/ 509 total cases, per CDC5/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_downhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownGeorgia1 of 14 plants affected in state w/ 509 total cases, per CDC5/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_downhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownGeorgia1 of 14 plants affected in state w/ 509 total cases, per CDC5/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_downhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownGeorgia1 of 14 plants affected in state w/ 509 total cases, per CDC5/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_downhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
Ida-BeefBurleyCassiaIdaho44; total of 72 in the state, per CDC5/26/2020n/an/aunclearunclearunclear6/1/2020beefM45948Idaho Statesman, Centers for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.idahostatesman.com/news/coronavirus/article242947076.htmlhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
CS Beef PackersKunaAdaIdaho23; total of 72 in the state, per CDC5/9/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/abeefM630CBS2 Idaho News, Centers for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://idahonews.com/news/local/23-workers-at-a-kuna-meatpacking-plant-test-positive-for-coronavirushttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
Aurora Packing CompanyAuroraDuPageIllinoisn/an/an/an/aunclearunclear4/2020unclearbeefM788Reutershttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-meat-factbox-idUSKCN21V09W?utm_campaign=trueAnthem%3A+Trending+Content&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=facebook
Hormel FoodsRochelleOgleIllinois24; 1 of 26 plants affected in state w/ 1,029 total cases, per CDC4/20/2020n/an/amore than 800unclear4/2020two weeks laterporkM1992+P18769Meat+Poultryhttps://www.meatpoultry.com/articles/22970-hormel-foods-closes-two-plants-due-to-covid-19
Smithfield FoodsSt. CharlesDuPageIllinois20; 1 of 26 plants affected in state w/ 1,029 total cases, per CDC4/27/20203; 10 total in state, per CDC4/27/2020325unclear4/24/2020unclearporkn/aKane County Health Department press release, ABC7 Chicago, WBEZ Chicago, Chicago Tribuneh/t Grace Hauck, USA Today; Smithfield would not confirm whether employee(s) had tested positive; Workers told ABC7 Chicago there were "at least 20," Smithfield would not confirmhttps://www.kanehealth.com/Latest-News/KANE%20CO%20HEALTH%20PRESS%20RELEASE%20-%20KCHD%20Issues%20Closure%20Order%20to%20Smithfield%20Foods%20Due%20to%20COVID-19%20Concerns.pdfhttps://abc7chicago.com/health/family-st-charles-smithfield-foods-worker-dies-from-covid-19/6133706/https://www.wbez.org/stories/meatpacking-workers-dilemma-quit-job-or-face-covid-19-risks/36bc05bd-c2e3-4312-8a62-8f05196b5bd6https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/aurora-beacon-news/ct-abn-smithfield-foods-covid-19-complaints-st-20200716-juh2l5rmgfeqdjuxgqdozqtczi-story.html
Smithfield FoodsMonmouthWarrenIllinois3; 1 of 26 plants affected in state w/ 1,029 total cases, per CDC4/17/2020n/an/aabout 1700unclear4/25/2020unclearporkM717MPeoria Journal Star, Smithfield Foods press releasehttps://www.pjstar.com/news/20200425/smithfield-shutdown-will-hurt-monmouthhttps://smithfieldfoods.gcs-web.com/node/28711/pdf
Tyson FoodsJoslinRock IslandIllinois194; 1 of 26 plants affected in state w/ 1,029 total cases, per CDC4/29/20202; 10 total in state, per CDC4/29/2020about 2700unclearn/an/abeefM245JRock Island County (IL) Health Department press release, Midwest Center reportinghttp://richd.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/042920covidmediarelease.pdf
Rose PackingChicagoCookIllinois21; 1 of 26 plants affected in state w/ 1,029 total cases, per CDC4/18/2020n/an/amore than 500unclearn/an/apork, beef, turkey, poultryM251+P6930ABC7 Chicagohttps://abc7chicago.com/rose-packing-meat-packaging-plant-outbreak-coronavirus-food/6114075/
West Liberty FoodsBolingbrookDuPageIllinois2; 1 of 26 plants affected in state w/ 1,029 total cases, per CDC4/24/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apork, beef, turkey, poultryM45431+P45431West Liberty Foods Twitter accounthttps://twitter.com/westlibfoods/status/1253731048174817296
Rantoul FoodsRantoulChampaignIllinois91; 1 of 26 plants affected in state w/ 1,029 total cases, per CDC5/4/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/aporkM35Midwest Center reportingFirst case recorded on 4/26https://investigatemidwest.org/2020/05/04/meat-plant-in-central-illinois-sees-outbreak/
JBSBeardstownCassIllinoisat least 30; 1 of 26 plants affected in state w/ 1,029 total cases, per CDC5/6/2020n/an/aabout 2000unclearn/an/aporkM85BState Journal-Registerhttps://www.sj-r.com/news/20200505/precautions-in-place-after-covid-19-outbreak-at-jbs-pork-plant
unknownunknownunknownIllinois1 of 26 plants affected in state w/ 1,029 total cases, per CDC7/6/202010 total in state, per CDC7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownIllinois1 of 26 plants affected in state w/ 1,029 total cases, per CDC7/6/202010 total in state, per CDC7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownIllinois1 of 26 plants affected in state w/ 1,029 total cases, per CDC7/6/202010 total in state, per CDC7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownIllinois1 of 26 plants affected in state w/ 1,029 total cases, per CDC7/6/202010 total in state, per CDC7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownIllinois1 of 26 plants affected in state w/ 1,029 total cases, per CDC7/6/202010 total in state, per CDC7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownIllinois1 of 26 plants affected in state w/ 1,029 total cases, per CDC7/6/202010 total in state, per CDC7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownIllinois1 of 26 plants affected in state w/ 1,029 total cases, per CDC7/6/202010 total in state, per CDC7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownIllinois1 of 26 plants affected in state w/ 1,029 total cases, per CDC7/6/202010 total in state, per CDC7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownIllinois1 of 26 plants affected in state w/ 1,029 total cases, per CDC7/6/202010 total in state, per CDC7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownIllinois1 of 26 plants affected in state w/ 1,029 total cases, per CDC7/6/202010 total in state, per CDC7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownIllinois1 of 26 plants affected in state w/ 1,029 total cases, per CDC7/6/202010 total in state, per CDC7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownIllinois1 of 26 plants affected in state w/ 1,029 total cases, per CDC7/6/202010 total in state, per CDC7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownIllinois1 of 26 plants affected in state w/ 1,029 total cases, per CDC7/6/202010 total in state, per CDC7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownIllinois1 of 26 plants affected in state w/ 1,029 total cases, per CDC7/6/202010 total in state, per CDC7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownIllinois1 of 26 plants affected in state w/ 1,029 total cases, per CDC7/6/202010 total in state, per CDC7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownIllinois1 of 26 plants affected in state w/ 1,029 total cases, per CDC7/6/202010 total in state, per CDC7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownIllinois1 of 26 plants affected in state w/ 1,029 total cases, per CDC7/6/202010 total in state, per CDC7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
Tyson FoodsLogansportCassIndiana8904/21/2020n/an/aunclearunclear4/21/20205/5/2020porkM244IRTV6 Indianapolis, ABC57, AP, Tyson Foods press release, Indianapolis Star, AP, WISH-TVhttps://www.theindychannel.com/news/coronavirus/production-resumes-at-tyson-in-logansport-after-additional-cleaninghttps://abc57.com/news/15-employees-at-indiana-meat-packing-plant-test-positive-for-covid-19-causing-temporary-shutdownhttps://apnews.com/f269d7479059e8dddb9bc49911cf3805https://www.tysonfoods.com/news/news-releases/2020/5/joint-statement-tyson-fresh-meats-resuming-operations-logansport-indhttps://abc57.com/news/15-employees-at-indiana-meat-packing-plant-test-positive-for-covid-19-causing-temporary-shutdownhttps://www.indystar.com/story/news/environment/2020/04/24/indiana-tyson-plant-other-closures-amid-coronavirus-pandemic-could-create-pork-shortages/3012235001/https://apnews.com/f269d7479059e8dddb9bc49911cf3805https://www.wishtv.com/news/nearly-900-at-tyson-foods-plant-test-positive-for-coronavirus/
Miller PoultryOrlandSteubenIndiana65/3/2020n/an/aunclearunclear5/4/20205/4/2020poultryP39WPTA21https://wpta21.com/2020/05/03/steuben-county-chicken-plant-hit-by-coronavirus/
Indiana Packers CorpDelphiCarollIndiana3014/24/2020n/an/aunclearunclear4/30/20205/8/2020porkM17564FOX59, Indianapolis Starhttps://fox59.com/news/indiana-packers-reopens-delphi-meat-processing-plant-friday/https://www.indystar.com/story/news/environment/2020/04/24/indiana-tyson-plant-other-closures-amid-coronavirus-pandemic-could-create-pork-shortages/3012235001/https://fox59.com/news/indiana-packers-reopens-delphi-meat-processing-plant-friday/
Tyson FoodsColumbus JunctionLouisaIowa5224/6/202024/17/2020unclearunclear4/6/20204/20/2020porkM244L+V244LDTN, Tyson press release, Des Moines Register, Iowa Governor press releases, WHO-TV, The Courier, APhttps://www.dtnpf.com/agriculture/web/ag/news/world-policy/article/2020/04/06/two-iowa-plants-suspend-operationshttps://www.tysonfoods.com/news/news-releases/2020/4/tyson-foods-ceo-provides-update-efforts-address-covid-19https://www.tysonfoods.com/news/news-releases/2020/4/tyson-fresh-meats-resume-limited-operations-columbus-junction-pork-planthttps://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2020/04/15/testing-rural-iowa-covid-19-coronavirus-tyson-food-pork-processing/5136043002/?utm_source=feedblitz&utm_medium=FeedBlitzRss&utm_campaign=usatodaycomnation-topstorieshttps://governor.iowa.gov/press-release/additional-covid-19-cases-in-iowa-additional-death-confirmed-3https://governor.iowa.gov/press-release/additional-covid-19-cases-in-iowa-additional-death-confirmed-4https://governor.iowa.gov/press-release/additional-covid-19-cases-in-iowa-additional-deaths-confirmed-11https://whotv.com/news/covid-19-state-of-iowa-releases-new-details-on-workplace-outbreaks/https://wcfcourier.com/news/local/19-new-iowa-coronavirus-deaths-watch-now/article_5e4baaad-f130-5199-ab94-b2e21580dae5.htmlhttps://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/2020/07/22/coronavirus-outbreak-columbus-junction-iowa-pork-plant-larger-than-state-reported/5486961002/
National Beef PackingTamaTamaIowa2584/13/2020n/an/aunclearunclear4/13/20204/20/2020beefM8+V8Reuters, AP, DTN, Iowa Governor press releases, WHO-TV, The Courierhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-meat-factbox-idUSKCN21V09W?utm_campaign=trueAnthem%3A+Trending+Content&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=facebookhttps://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/iowa/articles/2020-04-13/iowa-beef-plant-suspends-operations-after-workers-get-virushttps://www.dtnpf.com/agriculture/web/ag/news/world-policy/article/2020/04/06/two-iowa-plants-suspend-operationshttps://khqa.com/news/coronavirus/beef-processing-to-stop-after-workers-infected-with-coronavirushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-meat-factbox-idUSKCN21V09W?utm_campaign=trueAnthem%3A+Trending+Content&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=facebookhttps://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-nw-iowa-beef-plant-coronavirus-outbreak-20200420-2eqlcnpw55gypj2sncryctit4q-story.htmlhttps://whotv.com/news/covid-19-state-of-iowa-releases-new-details-on-workplace-outbreaks/https://wcfcourier.com/news/local/19-new-iowa-coronavirus-deaths-watch-now/article_5e4baaad-f130-5199-ab94-b2e21580dae5.html
Redwood Farms Meat ProcessorsEsthervilleEmmetIowa14/21/2020n/an/aunclearunclear4/21/2020unclearporkM21898+V21898Radio Iowahttps://www.radioiowa.com/2020/04/21/estherville-pork-plant-stops-production-for-cleaning-after-coronavirus-case/
Tyson FoodsWaterlooBlack HawkIowa10314/16/202055/4/2020unclearunclear4/22/20205/7/2020porkM21397+P21397Tyson Foods press releases, Des Moines Register, The Courier, Associated Press, The New York Timeshttps://www.tysonfoods.com/news/news-releases/2020/4/tyson-foods-indefinitely-suspend-waterloo-operationshttps://www.tysonfoods.com/news/news-releases/2020/5/tyson-fresh-meats-resume-waterloo-iowa-operationshttps://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2020/04/17/tyson-foods-officials-call-plant-close-over-coronavirus-cases/5158361002/https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/health/2020/04/16/iowa-kim-reynolds-suspects-coronavirus-outbreak-waterloo-plant-tyson-workers-safety-covid-19/5145443002/https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/money/agriculture/2020/04/29/trump-order-reopen-meat-packing-plants-create-anxiety-waterloo-farmers-who-face-destroying-pigs/3047760001/https://wcfcourier.com/news/local/19-new-iowa-coronavirus-deaths-watch-now/article_5e4baaad-f130-5199-ab94-b2e21580dae5.htmlhttps://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/money/agriculture/2020/05/07/infected-workers-waterloo-plant-more-than-double-earlier-figure/3092376001/https://www.seattletimes.com/business/coronavirus-cuts-deep-scars-through-meatpacking-cities/https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/10/business/economy/coronavirus-tyson-plant-iowa.htmlhttps://apnews.com/336ad340b0a01f9ab870aef1a32785f2
West Liberty FoodsWest LibertyMuscatineIowa714/24/2020n/an/aunclearunclear4/9/20204/14/2020pork, beef, turkey, poultryM5533+P5533+V5533The Gazette, West Liberty Foods Twitter accounthttps://www.thegazette.com/subject/news/business/52-at-west-liberty-foods-meat-processing-plant-test-positive-for-coronavirus-20200424https://twitter.com/westlibfoods/status/1253731048174817296https://www.thegazette.com/subject/news/business/52-at-west-liberty-foods-meat-processing-plant-test-positive-for-coronavirus-20200424
Seaboard Triumph FoodsSioux CityWoodburyIowa594/28/202015/4/20202400unclearn/an/aporkM46071+V46071Sioux City Journal, APhttps://siouxcityjournal.com/news/local/seaboard-triumph-foods-worker-dies-of-covid-19/article_8146941e-1d1b-5586-9d91-d7b6a9b01f14.htmlhttps://apnews.com/8dc974e80d8836cdd91db41cff67efd3https://siouxcityjournal.com/news/local/seaboard-triumph-foods-worker-dies-of-covid-19/article_8146941e-1d1b-5586-9d91-d7b6a9b01f14.htmlhttps://www.omaha.com/news/state_and_regional/meatpacking-workers-account-for-one-in-six-coronavirus-cases-nebraskas-total-cases-top-7-000/article_92b9c056-a8fc-5f8b-84eb-15404939b6ba.htmlhttps://siouxcityjournal.com/news/local/seaboard-triumph-foods-says-59-employees-have-tested-positive-for-covid-19/article_b6974811-2821-5b9a-93ec-c9a4916bc32c.html
JBSMarshalltownMarshallIowa344/20/202015/19/20202700unclearn/an/aporkM3S+V3SKCRG-TV, Times-Republican, Des Moines Registerhttps://www.kcrg.com/content/news/Marshalltown-meatpacking-worker-dies-of-COVID-19-570589831.htmlhttps://www.timesrepublican.com/news/todays-news/2020/05/jbs-worker-dies-his-family-says-of-covid-19/https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/health/2020/04/20/coronavirus-iowa-live-updates-covid-19-positive-tests-deaths-map-data-graphics-shutdown-reopening/2976623001/
Tyson FoodsPerryDallasIowa7304/18/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/aporkM244P+V244PWOI-TV, WHO-TVKCCI8 Des Moines: Tyson won't release numbers to city https://www.kcci.com/article/perry-demands-information-on-tyson-plants-covid-19-cases/32348090https://www.weareiowa.com/article/news/health/coronavirus/perry-tyson-foods-inc-plant-coronavirus-covid-19-iowa/524-f5fc8634-9af9-4a4d-9003-71390ff3d709https://whotv.com/news/covid-19-state-of-iowa-releases-new-details-on-workplace-outbreaks/
Prestage FoodsEagle GroveWrightIowa254/20/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/aporkM51340+V51340Des Moines Registerhttps://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/health/2020/04/20/coronavirus-iowa-live-updates-covid-19-positive-tests-deaths-map-data-graphics-shutdown-reopening/2976623001/https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/health/2020/04/20/coronavirus-iowa-live-updates-covid-19-positive-tests-deaths-map-data-graphics-shutdown-reopening/2976623001/
Upper Iowa BeefLime SpringsHowardIowa45/13/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/abeefM45321KCCI8 Des Moineshttps://www.kcci.com/article/upper-iowa-beef-meat-processing-facility-confirms-covid-19-outbreak/32468267
Perdue FarmsSioux CityWoodburyIowa205/26/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/aporkM812+V812CBS2 IowaPerdue Farms bought Sioux-Preme in 2015https://cbs2iowa.com/news/local/state-officials-announce-two-more-meatpacking-plant-outbreaks-in-northwest-iowahttps://siouxlandnews.com/archive/perdue-farms-buy-sioux-preme-processing-plants
Perdue FarmsSioux CenterSiouxIowa695/26/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/aporkM5537CBS2 IowaPerdue Farms bought Sioux-Preme in 2015https://cbs2iowa.com/news/local/state-officials-announce-two-more-meatpacking-plant-outbreaks-in-northwest-iowahttps://siouxlandnews.com/archive/perdue-farms-buy-sioux-preme-processing-plants
Tyson FoodsStorm LakeBuena VistaIowa5915/28/2020n/an/a230323035/28/2020temporaryporkM244+V244KHQA-TV, Des Moines Register, Meat+PoultryDes Moines Register: 75% of positive tests are asymptomatic https://khqa.com/news/coronavirus/idph-confirms-outbreak-at-tyson-foods-plant-in-storm-lakehttps://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/politics/2020/05/28/coronavirus-outbreak-confirmed-tyson-foods-storm-lake-pork-processing-plant-kim-reynolds/5274618002/https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/money/agriculture/2020/06/02/tyson-says-815-test-positive-covid-19-iowa-plants-storm-lake-council-bluffs/3125141001/https://www.meatpoultry.com/articles/23232-tyson-foods-shares-more-covid-19-test-results-in-iowa?e=pamelagdempsey@investigatemidwest.org&utm_source=MEAT%2BPOULTRY+Daily&utm_medium=Newsletter&oly_enc_id=1572G7110445C1V
Tyson FoodsCouncil BluffsPottawattamieIowa2246/2/2020n/an/a14831483n/an/abeefM244C+P244CDes Moines Register, Meat+Poultryhttps://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/money/agriculture/2020/06/02/tyson-says-815-test-positive-covid-19-iowa-plants-storm-lake-council-bluffs/3125141001/https://www.meatpoultry.com/articles/23232-tyson-foods-shares-more-covid-19-test-results-in-iowa?e=pamelagdempsey@investigatemidwest.org&utm_source=MEAT%2BPOULTRY+Daily&utm_medium=Newsletter&oly_enc_id=1572G7110445C1V
Hormel FoodsAlmaWabaunseeKansas1; total of 2,939 positive cases in state, per Kansas Dept of Health and Environment4/20/2020n/an/aunclearunclear4/2020two weeks latermeat/poultryM7000+P7000Meat+Poultry, Wichita Eaglehttps://www.meatpoultry.com/articles/22970-hormel-foods-closes-two-plants-due-to-covid-19https://www.kansas.com/news/coronavirus/article243306751.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6946542-KansasClusterReport.htmlhttps://www.kansas.com/news/coronavirus/article244190362.html
National BeefDodge CityFordKansas581; total of 3,205 positive cases in state, per Wichita Eagle4/20/20204; total of 17, per Wichita Eagle6/7/2020unclearunclear4/16/20204/21/2020beefM86KKAKE, Wichita Eagle, State of Kansas spreadsheet showing outbreaks obtained via Kansas Open Records ActWichita Eagle obtained secret list of hot spots in Kansashttp://www.kake.com/story/42026050/kansas-meatpacking-plants-have-coronavirus-cases-and-stay-open-amid-safety-concernshttps://www.kansas.com/news/coronavirus/article243306751.htmlhttps://www.kansas.com/news/coronavirus/article243305606.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6946542-KansasClusterReport.htmlhttps://www.kansas.com/news/coronavirus/article244190362.html
JohnsonvilleHoltonJacksonKansas134; total of 3,205 positive cases in state, per Wichita Eagle5/13/2020n/an/aunclearunclear5/13/2020unclearbeefM5536+P5536AP, KSNT-TV, Wichita Eagle, State of Kansas spreadsheet showing outbreaks obtained via Kansas Open Records Acthttps://www.ksn.com/news/health/coronavirus/coronavirus-in-kansas/kansas-meatpacking-plant-shuts-down-amid-covid-19-cases/https://www.ksnt.com/health/coronavirus/holtons-johnsonville-plant-to-temporarily-close-due-to-coronavirus/https://www.kansas.com/news/coronavirus/article243306751.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6946542-KansasClusterReport.htmlhttps://www.kansas.com/news/coronavirus/article244190362.html
National BeefLiberalSewardKansas381; total of 3,205 positive cases in state, per Wichita Eagle4/20/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/abeefM262KAKE, Wichita Eagle, State of Kansas spreadsheet showing outbreaks obtained via Kansas Open Records ActWichita Eagle obtained secret list of hot spots in Kansashttp://www.kake.com/story/42026050/kansas-meatpacking-plants-have-coronavirus-cases-and-stay-open-amid-safety-concernshttps://www.kansas.com/news/coronavirus/article243306751.htmlhttps://www.kansas.com/news/coronavirus/article243305606.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6946542-KansasClusterReport.htmlhttps://www.kansas.com/news/coronavirus/article244190362.html
CargillDodge CityFordKansas537; total of 3,205 positive cases in state, per Wichita Eagle4/20/20203; total of 17, per Wichita Eagle6/16/2020unclearunclearn/an/abeefM86KKAKE, Dodge City Daily Globe, Midwest Center reporting, Wichita Eagle, State of Kansas spreadsheet showing outbreaks obtained via Kansas Open Records ActUFCW union worker at plant said the number on a conference call; Wichita Eagle obtained secret list of hot spots in Kansashttp://www.kake.com/story/42026050/kansas-meatpacking-plants-have-coronavirus-cases-and-stay-open-amid-safety-concernshttps://www.dodgeglobe.com/news/20200408/national-beef-confirms-covid-19-case-outlines-safety-stepshttps://www.kansas.com/news/coronavirus/article243306751.htmlhttps://www.kansas.com/news/coronavirus/article243305606.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6946542-KansasClusterReport.htmlhttps://www.kansas.com/news/coronavirus/article244190362.html
Tyson FoodsEmporiaLyonKansas193; total of 2,939 positive cases in state, per Kansas Dept of Health and Environment4/20/20203; total of 17, per Wichita Eagle6/7/2020unclearunclearn/an/abeef, pork, poultryM245D+P245D+V245DWIBW13, Wichita Eagle, State of Kansas spreadsheet showing outbreaks obtained via Kansas Open Records ActWichita Eagle obtained secret list of hot spots in Kansashttps://www.wibw.com/content/news/COVID-19-cluster-confirmed-at-Emporia-Tyson-plant-569787941.htmlhttps://www.kansas.com/news/coronavirus/article243306751.htmlhttps://www.kansas.com/news/coronavirus/article243305606.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6946542-KansasClusterReport.htmlhttps://www.kansas.com/news/coronavirus/article244190362.html
Creekstone Farms Premium BeefArkansas CityCowleyKansas1; total of 2,939 positive cases in state, per Kansas Dept of Health and Environment5/12/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/abeefM27KWCH-TV, Wichita Eaglehttps://www.kansas.com/news/coronavirus/article242279426.html#adnrb=900000https://www.kwch.com/content/news/Employee-at-Ark-City-meat-processing-plant-tests-positive-for-COVID-19-570424791.htmlhttps://www.kansas.com/news/coronavirus/article243306751.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6946542-KansasClusterReport.htmlhttps://www.kansas.com/news/coronavirus/article244190362.html
Tyson FoodsHolcombFinneyKansas815; total of 3,205 positive cases in state, per Wichita Eagle6/7/20202; total of 17, per Wichita Eagle6/7/2020unclearunclearn/an/abeefM278+V278Wichita Eagle, State of Kansas spreadsheet showing outbreaks obtained via Kansas Open Records ActWichita Eagle obtained secret list of hot spots in Kansashttps://www.kansas.com/news/coronavirus/article243305606.htmlhttps://www.kansas.com/news/coronavirus/article243306751.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6946542-KansasClusterReport.htmlhttps://www.kansas.com/news/coronavirus/article244190362.html
National BeefKansas CityWyandotteKansas38; total of 3,205 positive cases in state, per Wichita Eagle6/16/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/abeefM2966 +P2966 +V2966Kansas Department of Health and Environment Covid-19 cluster report, State of Kansas spreadsheet showing outbreaks obtained via Kansas Open Records Actstate reported obtained by Heather Schlitz of Midwest Centerhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6946542-KansasClusterReport.htmlhttps://www.kansas.com/news/coronavirus/article244190362.html
Smithfield FoodsKansas CityWyandotteKansas9; total of 3,205 positive cases in state, per Wichita Eagle6/16/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/ameat/poultryM509K +P509KKansas Department of Health and Environment Covid-19 cluster report, State of Kansas spreadsheet showing outbreaks obtained via Kansas Open Records Actstate reported obtained by Heather Schlitz of Midwest Centerhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6946542-KansasClusterReport.htmlhttps://www.kansas.com/news/coronavirus/article244190362.html
unknownunknownunknownKansas1 of 12 meatpacking clusters; total of 3,205 positive cases in state, per Wichita Eagle6/15/202017 total deaths7/13/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aKansas Department of Health and Environment Covid-19 cluster reportstate reported obtained by Heather Schlitz of Midwest Centerhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6946542-KansasClusterReport.htmlhttps://www.kansas.com/news/coronavirus/article244190362.html
unknownunknownunknownKansas1 of 12 meatpacking clusters; total of 3,205 positive cases in state, per Wichita Eagle7/13/202017 total deaths7/13/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aWichita Eaglehttps://www.kansas.com/news/coronavirus/article244190362.html
Specialty Foods GroupOwensboroDaviessKentucky35; total of 559 positive cases in state, per CDC5/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclear5/3/20205/11/2020pork, turkeyM7467+P7467WFIE-TV, WEHT-TV, WKU FM (NPR affiliate)https://www.wbko.com/content/news/Western-Kentucky-meat-processing-plants-close-for-cleaning-570138221.htmlhttps://www.wbko.com/content/news/Western-Kentucky-meat-processing-plants-close-for-cleaning-570138221.htmlhttps://www.tristatehomepage.com/news/coronavirus-watch/coronavirus-watch-kentucky/covid-19-cases-increase-at-3-ky-meat-processing-facilities/https://www.wkyufm.org/post/kentucky-meat-processing-plants-confronting-covid-19https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
Tyson FoodsRobardsHendersonKentucky95; total of 559 positive cases in state, per CDC4/20/20201; 4 total in state, per CDC6/12/2020unclearunclear4/30/20205/3/2020poultryP19514WFIE-TV, Courier and Press, WEHT-TV, WFPL (KY public radio), WEHT-TV, WKY FM (NPR affiliate), Ohio Valley Resourcehttps://www.wbko.com/content/news/Western-Kentucky-meat-processing-plants-close-for-cleaning-570138221.htmlhttps://www.courierpress.com/story/news/2020/04/22/tyson-foods-robards-wont-discuss-number-workers-hit-covid-19/3000514001/https://www.tristatehomepage.com/news/local-news/covid-19-cases-confirmed-at-ky-tyson-plant/https://wfpl.org/kentucky-meatpacking-plants-new-coronavirus-hotspots-with-dozens-of-cases/https://www.wbko.com/content/news/Western-Kentucky-meat-processing-plants-close-for-cleaning-570138221.htmlhttps://www.tristatehomepage.com/news/coronavirus-watch/coronavirus-watch-kentucky/covid-19-cases-increase-at-3-ky-meat-processing-facilities/https://www.wkyufm.org/post/kentucky-meat-processing-plants-confronting-covid-19https://ohiovalleyresource.org/2020/06/12/these-three-factors-are-driving-many-covid-19-outbreaks-in-rural-communities/https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
JBSLouisvilleJeffersonKentucky67; total of 559 positive cases in state, per CDC4/27/20201; 4 total in state, per CDC4/27/2020unclearunclearn/an/aporkM995Ohio Valley Resource, WFPL, WKU FM (NPR affiliate)https://ohiovalleyresource.org/2020/04/27/one-worker-dead-more-than-200-infected-as-coronavirus-hits-ky-meatpackers/https://wfpl.org/as-trump-orders-meatpackers-to-stay-open-health-department-complaints-allege-louisville-plant-failed-to-protect-workers/https://www.wkyufm.org/post/kentucky-meat-processing-plants-confronting-covid-19https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
Perdue FarmsCromwellOhioKentucky281; total of 559 positive cases in state, per CDC4/23/20201; 4 total in state, per CDC5/12/2020about 1200about 1200 (all workers)n/an/apoultryP19112WKU FM (NPR affiliate), WFPL, Ohio Valley Resource, WFIE-TV, WEHT-TV, Bowling Green Daily Newshttps://www.wkyufm.org/post/kentucky-meat-processing-plants-confronting-covid-19https://wfpl.org/kentucky-meatpacking-plants-new-coronavirus-hotspots-with-dozens-of-cases/https://ohiovalleyresource.org/2020/04/27/one-worker-dead-more-than-200-infected-as-coronavirus-hits-ky-meatpackers/https://www.kfvs12.com/2020/04/29/western-ky-meat-processing-companies-see-large-amount-covid-cases/https://www.tristatehomepage.com/news/coronavirus-watch/coronavirus-watch-kentucky/covid-19-cases-increase-at-3-ky-meat-processing-facilities/https://www.wkyufm.org/post/kentucky-meat-processing-plants-confronting-covid-19https://www.bgdailynews.com/news/perdue-farms-plant-tied-to-areas-spike-in-covid-19-cases/article_91b7c118-b595-5722-9c1e-a9d5c6696590.htmlhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
Tyson FoodsLake CumberlandLincolnKentucky2; total of 559 positive cases in state, per CDC4/27/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aOhio Valley Resourcehttps://ohiovalleyresource.org/2020/04/27/one-worker-dead-more-than-200-infected-as-coronavirus-hits-ky-meatpackers/https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
Tyson FoodsGreen RiverHendersonKentucky74; total of 559 positive cases in state, per CDC4/27/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aOhio Valley Resource, WFIEhttps://ohiovalleyresource.org/2020/04/27/one-worker-dead-more-than-200-infected-as-coronavirus-hits-ky-meatpackers/https://www.kfvs12.com/2020/04/29/western-ky-meat-processing-companies-see-large-amount-covid-cases/https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownKentucky1 of 7 affected facilities with 559 total positive cases in state, per CDC7/6/20204 total in state7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
Foster FarmsFarmervilleUnionLouisiana23/26/2020n/an/aunclearunclear3/27/20203/27/2020poultry, turkeyM33901+P33901KNOE8 News, Monroe News Starh/t Alexandra Hall, KQEDhttps://www.knoe.com/content/news/Farmerville-plant-employees-fearful-of-COVID-19-spread-569267771.htmlhttps://www.thenewsstar.com/story/news/2020/03/26/coronavirus-5-union-parish-inmates-isolation-due-covid-19-cases/2922367001/
Tyson FoodsPortlandCumberlandMaine514/29/202017/6/2020403unclear5/2/20205/7/2020poultryn/aPress Herald, WGME13, Tyson Foods press release, Centers for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.pressherald.com/2020/05/01/portland-poultry-plant-to-be-idled-3-days-because-of-covid-19-outbreak/#https://wgme.com/news/coronavirus/tyson-foods-plant-to-re-open-in-portland-thursday-after-51-covid-19-caseshttps://www.pressherald.com/2020/04/29/outbreak-reported-at-portland-meat-packing-plant/#https://www.pressherald.com/2020/05/01/portland-poultry-plant-to-be-idled-3-days-because-of-covid-19-outbreak/#https://wgme.com/news/coronavirus/tyson-foods-plant-to-re-open-in-portland-thursday-after-51-covid-19-caseshttps://www.tysonfoods.com/news/news-releases/2020/5/tyson-foods-inc-releases-results-covid-19-testing-portland-maine-planthttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownMarylandNOT COUNTED IN TOTAL, SEE NOTE (262)4/29/2020NOT COUNTED; 54/29/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aDelmarva Now, Salisbury Daily Times, Baltimore Sun, Centers for Disease Control and PreventionThis includes all poultry workers in Maryland, many of whom work at plants in the Delmarva Peninsula, which includes parts of Maryland and Delware. Until I figure out the specific plants affected, I'll only count the number of workers affected in Delaware that the CDC has reported. — Baltimore Sun reports 5 deaths at 2 plants: 3 at Amick Farms in Dorchester County, and 2 at a Perdue plant; also 150 infections at Amick farms, 58 at Perdue.https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/maryland/2020/05/07/salisbury-man-dies-coronavirus-perdue-chicken-farms-md-covid-19-meat-packing-plant-poultry-worker/3077736001/&ct=ga&cd=CAEYCSoTMzY2ODg5ODQyMDc3NDQ5MDU4MzIaOGQwMzRhNWM1MGQzMTk4NDpjb206ZW46VVM&usg=AFQjCNG8dBJibWCFB3ka5UitiXULujrSaghttps://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/maryland/2020/04/29/perdue-tysons-chicken-plants-larry-hogan-gives-coronavirus-mountaire-allen-harim-nursing-homes-tests/3048920001/https://www.baltimoresun.com/coronavirus/bs-md-chicken-plant-cases-20200611-ck65omlurrd63anpoqiibitblm-story.htmlhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownMassachusetts1 of 33 plants affected in state w/ 263 total cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and PreventionType of facilities listed as "poultry, other"https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownMassachusetts1 of 33 plants affected in state w/ 263 total cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and PreventionType of facilities listed as "poultry, other"https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownMassachusetts1 of 33 plants affected in state w/ 263 total cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and PreventionType of facilities listed as "poultry, other"https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownMassachusetts1 of 33 plants affected in state w/ 263 total cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and PreventionType of facilities listed as "poultry, other"https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownMassachusetts1 of 33 plants affected in state w/ 263 total cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and PreventionType of facilities listed as "poultry, other"https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownMassachusetts1 of 33 plants affected in state w/ 263 total cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and PreventionType of facilities listed as "poultry, other"https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownMassachusetts1 of 33 plants affected in state w/ 263 total cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and PreventionType of facilities listed as "poultry, other"https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownMassachusetts1 of 33 plants affected in state w/ 263 total cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and PreventionType of facilities listed as "poultry, other"https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownMassachusetts1 of 33 plants affected in state w/ 263 total cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and PreventionType of facilities listed as "poultry, other"https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownMassachusetts1 of 33 plants affected in state w/ 263 total cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and PreventionType of facilities listed as "poultry, other"https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownMassachusetts1 of 33 plants affected in state w/ 263 total cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and PreventionType of facilities listed as "poultry, other"https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownMassachusetts1 of 33 plants affected in state w/ 263 total cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and PreventionType of facilities listed as "poultry, other"https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownMassachusetts1 of 33 plants affected in state w/ 263 total cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and PreventionType of facilities listed as "poultry, other"https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownMassachusetts1 of 33 plants affected in state w/ 263 total cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and PreventionType of facilities listed as "poultry, other"https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownMassachusetts1 of 33 plants affected in state w/ 263 total cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and PreventionType of facilities listed as "poultry, other"https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownMassachusetts1 of 33 plants affected in state w/ 263 total cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and PreventionType of facilities listed as "poultry, other"https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownMassachusetts1 of 33 plants affected in state w/ 263 total cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and PreventionType of facilities listed as "poultry, other"https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownMassachusetts1 of 33 plants affected in state w/ 263 total cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and PreventionType of facilities listed as "poultry, other"https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownMassachusetts1 of 33 plants affected in state w/ 263 total cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and PreventionType of facilities listed as "poultry, other"https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownMassachusetts1 of 33 plants affected in state w/ 263 total cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and PreventionType of facilities listed as "poultry, other"https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownMassachusetts1 of 33 plants affected in state w/ 263 total cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and PreventionType of facilities listed as "poultry, other"https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownMassachusetts1 of 33 plants affected in state w/ 263 total cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and PreventionType of facilities listed as "poultry, other"https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownMassachusetts1 of 33 plants affected in state w/ 263 total cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and PreventionType of facilities listed as "poultry, other"https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownMassachusetts1 of 33 plants affected in state w/ 263 total cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and PreventionType of facilities listed as "poultry, other"https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownMassachusetts1 of 33 plants affected in state w/ 263 total cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and PreventionType of facilities listed as "poultry, other"https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownMassachusetts1 of 33 plants affected in state w/ 263 total cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and PreventionType of facilities listed as "poultry, other"https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownMassachusetts1 of 33 plants affected in state w/ 263 total cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and PreventionType of facilities listed as "poultry, other"https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownMassachusetts1 of 33 plants affected in state w/ 263 total cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and PreventionType of facilities listed as "poultry, other"https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownMassachusetts1 of 33 plants affected in state w/ 263 total cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and PreventionType of facilities listed as "poultry, other"https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownMassachusetts1 of 33 plants affected in state w/ 263 total cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and PreventionType of facilities listed as "poultry, other"https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownMassachusetts1 of 33 plants affected in state w/ 263 total cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and PreventionType of facilities listed as "poultry, other"https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownMassachusetts1 of 33 plants affected in state w/ 263 total cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and PreventionType of facilities listed as "poultry, other"https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownMassachusetts1 of 33 plants affected in state w/ 263 total cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and PreventionType of facilities listed as "poultry, other"https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
ConagraQuincyBranchMichigann/an/an/an/aunclearunclear4/28/20205/3/2020meatM44A+P44Areporting from Don Reid, USA Today Network (Coldwater Daily Reporter/Hillsdale Daily News/Sturgis Journal )
JBSPlainwellAlleganMichigan864/20/202014/28/2020unclearunclear4/16/20204/17/2020beefM562MWHTC-AM/FM, Michigan Livehttps://whtc.com/news/articles/2020/apr/28/answers-sought-at-covid-19-stricken-plant-in-plainwell/1011971/https://www.mlive.com/news/kalamazoo/2020/04/60-coronavirus-cases-1-death-at-plainwell-meat-plant.htmlhttps://whtc.com/news/articles/2020/apr/28/answers-sought-at-covid-19-stricken-plant-in-plainwell/1011971/https://whtc.com/news/articles/2020/apr/28/answers-sought-at-covid-19-stricken-plant-in-plainwell/1011971/https://www.mlive.com/news/kalamazoo/2020/04/60-coronavirus-cases-1-death-at-plainwell-meat-plant.html
JBSWorthingtonNoblesMinnesota791; total of 1,669 positive cases in state, per Minneapolis Star Tribune4/16/202035/6/2020unclearunclear4/20/20205/2020porkM3W+V3WJBS press release, Ricardo Lopez of Minnesota Reformer, KARE 11, Minnesota Public Radio, Minneapolis StarTribune, Argus Leader, Twin Cities Pioneer Presshttps://jbssa.com/about/news/2020/04-20/https://jbssa.com/about/news/2020/04-29/https://twitter.com/rljourno/status/1250968365948174337https://minnesotareformer.com/briefs/covid-19-infection-cluster-in-sioux-falls-s-d-draws-contrast-with-minnesota/Linkhttps://www.mprnews.org/story/2020/04/18/officials-say-at-least-20-workers-at-sw-minnesota-pork-processing-plant-have-covid19https://www.startribune.com/covid-19-continues-to-spread-throughout-minnesota-with-17-deaths/569820192/https://www.argusleader.com/story/news/2020/04/29/workers-test-positive-covid-19-worthington-minnesota-jbs-meatpacking-plant/3050159001/https://www.startribune.com/covid-19-cases-hit-194-at-pilgrim-s-pride-plant/570392152/https://www.startribune.com/as-coronavirus-loomed-worthington-pork-plant-refused-to-slow-down/570516612/https://www.startribune.com/coronavirus-hit-meat-plants-just-as-workers-were-being-asked-to-speed-up/570758212/https://www.twincities.com/2020/05/06/wednesday-coronavirus-update-30-deaths-with-2-tied-to-meat-processing/https://www.startribune.com/long-prairie-packing-latest-minnesota-meatpacking-plant-to-have-covid-19-outbreak/570845702/https://www.startribune.com/more-than-200-at-hormel-quality-pork-processors-test-positive-for-covid-19/571058272/https://www.startribune.com/pork-producer-will-donate-3-5-million-to-3-minnesota-communities/571699052/
Hormel FoodsMelroseStearnsMinnesota26; 1 of 5 Hormel turkey plants w/ a total of 338 total positive cases, per Minneapolis Star Tribune; total of 1,669 positive cases in state, per Minneapolis Star Tribune4/23/2020n/an/aunclearunclear4/24/20205/4/2020turkeyM544+P544Minneapolis Star Tribune, Stearns County press releasehttps://www.startribune.com/covid-19-cases-hit-194-at-pilgrim-s-pride-plant/570392152/https://co.stearns.mn.us/Community/CountyNews/ArtMID/2343/ArticleID/3227/Response-to-Positive-COVID-Tests-at-Two-Food-Processing-Plantshttps://www.startribune.com/pilgrim-s-pride-workers-protest-company-s-covid-19-policies/570022352/https://www.startribune.com/covid-19-cases-hit-194-at-pilgrim-s-pride-plant/570392152/https://www.startribune.com/more-than-200-at-hormel-quality-pork-processors-test-positive-for-covid-19/571058272/
Hormel FoodsWilmarKandiyohiMinnesota104 between 2 Willmar plants; 1 of 5 Hormel turkey plants w/ a total of 338 total positive cases, per Minneapolis Star Tribune; total of 1,669 positive cases in state, per Minneapolis Star Tribune5/12/2020n/an/aunclearunclear4/24/20205/4/2020turkeyM7760+P7760Minneapolis Star Tribunehttps://www.startribune.com/covid-19-cases-hit-194-at-pilgrim-s-pride-plant/570392152/https://www.startribune.com/more-than-200-at-hormel-quality-pork-processors-test-positive-for-covid-19/571058272/
Hormel FoodsWilmarKandiyohiMinnesota104 between 2 Willmar plants; 1 of 5 Hormel turkey plants w/ a total of 338 total positive cases, per Minneapolis Star Tribune; total of 1,669 positive cases in state, per Minneapolis Star Tribune5/12/2020n/an/aunclearunclear4/24/20205/4/2020turkeyM18866+P551Minneapolis Star Tribunehttps://www.startribune.com/covid-19-cases-hit-194-at-pilgrim-s-pride-plant/570392152/https://www.startribune.com/more-than-200-at-hormel-quality-pork-processors-test-positive-for-covid-19/571058272/
JBSCold SpringStearnsMinnesota256; total of 1,669 positive cases, per Minneapolis Star Tribune4/23/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryM322A+P322Stearns County press release, Minneapolis Star Tribunehttps://co.stearns.mn.us/Community/CountyNews/ArtMID/2343/ArticleID/3227/Response-to-Positive-COVID-Tests-at-Two-Food-Processing-Plantshttps://www.startribune.com/pilgrim-s-pride-workers-protest-company-s-covid-19-policies/570022352/https://www.startribune.com/covid-19-cases-hit-194-at-pilgrim-s-pride-plant/570392152/https://www.startribune.com/long-prairie-packing-latest-minnesota-meatpacking-plant-to-have-covid-19-outbreak/570845702/https://www.startribune.com/more-than-200-at-hormel-quality-pork-processors-test-positive-for-covid-19/571058272/
Quality PorkAustinMowerMinnesotaabout 170; 231 btwn 2 Austin plants, per Star-Tribune; total of 1,669 positive cases in state, per Minneapolis Star Tribune5/25/2020n/an/a1300unclearn/an/aporkM1620Minneapolis Star Tribune, Minneapolis/St. Paul Business JournalThese 2 plants operate right next to each other, per Star-Tribunehttps://www.startribune.com/coronavirus-hit-meat-plants-just-as-workers-were-being-asked-to-speed-up/570758212/https://www.bizjournals.com/twincities/news/2020/06/03/hormel-battling-covid-19-cases-austin-qpp.htmlhttps://www.startribune.com/more-than-200-at-hormel-quality-pork-processors-test-positive-for-covid-19/571058272/https://www.startribune.com/more-than-200-at-hormel-quality-pork-processors-test-positive-for-covid-19/571058272/
Hormel FoodsAustinMowerMinnesotaabout 60; 231 btwn 2 Austin plants, per Star-Tribune; total of 1,669 positive cases, per Minneapolis Star Tribune4/27/2020n/an/amore than 1800unclearn/an/aporkM199+P223+V199Minneapolis Star Tribune, Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, KAALTVThese 2 plants operate right next to each other, per Star-Tribunehttps://www.startribune.com/coronavirus-hit-meat-plants-just-as-workers-were-being-asked-to-speed-up/570758212/https://www.bizjournals.com/twincities/news/2020/06/03/hormel-battling-covid-19-cases-austin-qpp.htmlhttps://www.kaaltv.com/coronavirus/how-hormel-foods-austin-plant-operates-amid-covid-19-pandemic/5711928/?cat=10151https://www.startribune.com/more-than-200-at-hormel-quality-pork-processors-test-positive-for-covid-19/571058272/https://www.startribune.com/more-than-200-at-hormel-quality-pork-processors-test-positive-for-covid-19/571058272/
Long Prairie PackingLong PrairieToddMinnesota249; total of 1,669 positive cases in state, per Minneapolis Star Tribune5/28/2020n/an/a500-600500-600 (all workers)n/an/abeefM253Minneapolis Star Tribune, Minnesota Public RadioThis originally said 277 workers had tested positive, we regret the errorhttps://www.startribune.com/long-prairie-packing-latest-minnesota-meatpacking-plant-to-have-covid-19-outbreak/570845702/https://www.startribune.com/more-than-200-at-hormel-quality-pork-processors-test-positive-for-covid-19/571058272/https://www.mprnews.org/story/2020/06/10/long-prairie-beef-processor-among-latest-swept-by-covid19-despite-significant-prevention
Hormel FoodsunknownToddMinnesota1 of 5 Hormel turkey plants w/ a total of 338 total positive cases, per Minneapolis Star Tribune; total of 1,669 positive cases in state, per Minneapolis Star Tribune6/5/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/aturkeyMinneapolis Star Tribune, Brainerd Dispatchhttps://www.startribune.com/more-than-200-at-hormel-quality-pork-processors-test-positive-for-covid-19/571058272/https://www.startribune.com/more-than-200-at-hormel-quality-pork-processors-test-positive-for-covid-19/571058272/https://www.brainerddispatch.com/newsmd/coronavirus/6524507-State-confirms-Crow-Wing%E2%80%99s-5th-coronavirus-death
Hormel FoodsunknownToddMinnesota1 of 5 Hormel turkey plants w/ a total of 338 total positive cases, per Minneapolis Star Tribune; total of 1,669 positive cases in state, per Minneapolis Star Tribune6/5/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/aturkeyMinneapolis Star Tribune, Brainerd Dispatchhttps://www.startribune.com/more-than-200-at-hormel-quality-pork-processors-test-positive-for-covid-19/571058272/https://www.startribune.com/more-than-200-at-hormel-quality-pork-processors-test-positive-for-covid-19/571058272/https://www.brainerddispatch.com/newsmd/coronavirus/6524507-State-confirms-Crow-Wing%E2%80%99s-5th-coronavirus-death
Sanderson FarmsMcCombPikeMississippiat least 1; 123 total cases in state, per CDC3/23/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP18557Reutershttps://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-usa-sanderson-farms-idUSL1N2BG1QZ
Koch FoodsForestScottMississippi3; 123 total cases in state, per CDC5/1/202015/12/2020unclearunclearn/an/apoultryM9141+P9141Clarion Ledger, Angela Stuesse (researched poultry plants extensively) Op-Ed in USA Todayhttps://www.clarionledger.com/story/news/2020/05/01/mississippi-coronavirus-disease-spreads-among-chicken-plant-workers/3041482001/https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/voices/2020/05/12/coronavirus-takes-poultry-worker-celso-mendoza-column/3109292001/?utm_source=feedblitz&utm_medium=FeedBlitzRss&utm_campaign=usatoday-newstopstories
Tyson FoodsCarthageLeakeMississippi42; 123 total cases in state, per CDC5/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP758Clarion Ledgerhttps://www.clarionledger.com/story/news/2020/05/01/mississippi-coronavirus-disease-spreads-among-chicken-plant-workers/3041482001/
Tyson FoodsForestScottMississippi5; 123 total cases in state, per CDC5/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP164Clarion Ledgerhttps://www.clarionledger.com/story/news/2020/05/01/mississippi-coronavirus-disease-spreads-among-chicken-plant-workers/3041482001/
Peco FoodsCantonMadisonMississippi6; 123 total cases in state, per CDC5/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP890Clarion Ledgerhttps://www.clarionledger.com/story/news/2020/05/01/mississippi-coronavirus-disease-spreads-among-chicken-plant-workers/3041482001/
Peco FoodsBrooksvilleNoxubeeMississippi1; 123 total cases in state, per CDC5/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP18863+V18863Clarion Ledgerhttps://www.clarionledger.com/story/news/2020/05/01/mississippi-coronavirus-disease-spreads-among-chicken-plant-workers/3041482001/
Koch FoodsMortonScottMississippi4; 123 total cases in state, per CDC5/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP19833+V19833Clarion Ledgerhttps://www.clarionledger.com/story/news/2020/05/01/mississippi-coronavirus-disease-spreads-among-chicken-plant-workers/3041482001/
unknownunknownunknownMississippi1 of 9 plants w/ 123 total cases in state, per CDC5/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_down
unknownunknownunknownMississippi1 of 9 plants w/ 123 total cases in state, per CDC5/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_down
Smithfield FoodsMartin CityJacksonMissouri"small number"4/15/2020n/an/aabout 400unclear4/15/2020once Sioux Falls, SD, plant reopensporkM509K+P509KSmithfield Foods press releasehttps://www.smithfieldfoods.com/press-room/company-news/smithfield-foods-to-close-two-additional-meat-processing-facilities
Burgers SmokehouseCaliforniaMoniteauMissouri214/22/2020n/an/aunclearunclear4/22/20204/30/2020porkM1161+P1161AP, Burkers Smokehouse press releaseh/t Sebastian Martinez, KBIAhttps://apnews.com/5ac536a2684368531c48ee1be0719f7f
Triumph FoodsSt. JosephBuchananMissouri4904/25/202035/6/2020more than 2000unclearn/an/aporkM31965+V31965Kansas City Star, St. Joseph News Press, KQTVh/t reader; stories say the workers are asymptomatichttps://www.kansascity.com/news/coronavirus/article242558731.htmlhttps://www.newspressnow.com/coronavirus/triumph-confirms-16-positive-covid-19-cases/article_e8675560-8641-11ea-82dc-3b1ca3a8b5aa.htmlhttps://www.newspressnow.com/coronavirus/positive-tally-hits-373-at-triumph/article_347d8fe0-8d87-11ea-a265-d35667b3e4b5.htmlhttps://www.kansascity.com/news/coronavirus/article242515976.htmlhttps://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article242787261.htmlhttps://www.kq2.com/content/news/2nd-Triumph-Foods-Employee-Dies-from-COVID-19.html?utm_source=spotim&utm_medium=spotim_recirculation
CargillMarshallSalineMissouri424/25/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/abeef, porkM85M+P85MKBIA, APhttps://www.kbia.org/post/covid-19-cases-confirmed-mid-missouri-meat-processing-plant#stream/0https://apnews.com/5ac536a2684368531c48ee1be0719f7fhttps://apnews.com/28eb04428455e7e1e5b7f58578240c7d
Smithfield FoodsMilanSullivanMissouri145/14/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/aporkM320M+V320KTVO-TVhttps://ktvo.com/news/local/sullivan-county-health-department-confirms-14-additional-covid-19-cases
Tyson FoodsSt. JosephBuchananMissouri14/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aDTNhttps://www.dtnpf.com/agriculture/web/ag/news/world-policy/article/2020/04/06/two-iowa-plants-suspend-operations
George's ProcessingCassvilleBarryMissouri26/10/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP13369 +V13369Barry County Health Department press releasehttp://www.barrycountyhealth.com/pdf/Two%20cases%20of%20COVID-19%20identified%20at%20local%20processing%20plant%2006.10.2020.pdf
Tyson FoodsNoelMcDonaldMissouri3716/22/2020n/an/aunclear1142n/an/apoultryP1362Springfield News-Leaderhttps://www.news-leader.com/story/news/local/2020/06/22/missouri-covid-19-case-tyson-plant-noel-mcdonald-county-coronavirus/3235301001/https://www.news-leader.com/story/news/local/2020/06/26/missouri-coronavirus-tyson-foods-positive-covid-19-noel-facility/3266269001/
unknownunknownunknownMissouri 1 of 9 affected plants in state, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
Tyson FoodsDakota CityDakotaNebraska786; total of more than 4,800 workers tested positive in state, per Omaha World-Herald4/17/20203; total of 21 deaths in state, per Omaha World-Herald5/2/20204500unclear5/1/20205/4/2020beefM245C+V245CTyson Foods press release, KTIV, Sioux City Journal, KMEG14, Omaha World-Herald, Lincoln Journal-Starh/t readerhttps://www.tysonfoods.com/news/news-releases/2020/4/tyson-fresh-meats-temporarily-pausing-production-dakota-city-neb-beefhttps://ktiv.com/2020/04/17/positive-covid-19-cases-confirmed-in-workers-at-tysons-dakota-city-plant/https://siouxcityjournal.com/news/local/source-669-tyson-workers-at-dakota-city-nebraska-plant-test-positive-for-covid-19/article_fa2bdc32-97f3-535b-8a6e-2b50008758fe.html#tracking-source=home-breakinghttps://www.omaha.com/news/state_and_regional/meatpacking-workers-account-for-one-in-six-coronavirus-cases-nebraskas-total-cases-top-7-000/article_92b9c056-a8fc-5f8b-84eb-15404939b6ba.htmlhttps://siouxlandnews.com/news/coronavirus/tyson-foods-employee-the-latest-covid-19-death-in-dakota-countyhttps://siouxcityjournal.com/news/local/tyson-delays-reopening-of-dakota-city-beef-plant-to-wait-for-covid-19-test-results/article_45e0057b-6d56-50e0-8346-d5349a8bec08.html#tracking-source=home-top-story-1https://www.omaha.com/news/state_and_regional/19-more-workers-at-costco-chicken-plant-in-fremont-test-positive-for-coronavirus/article_6520bfac-aa3a-538b-adec-a0e450caf566.htmlhttps://journalstar.com/business/agriculture/watch-now-virus-controlled-in-meatpacking-plants-ag-undersecretary-says/article_b8b60a68-2f9b-5095-8487-a55396f4909f.htmlhttps://www.omaha.com/news/state_and_regional/786-workers-at-tysons-dakota-city-plant-have-coronavirus-company-says-worst-is-over/article_97279b04-9376-5990-861e-c423c47f13ab.htmlhttps://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/ricketts-keeps-coronavirus-options-open-as-he-eyes-other-outbreaks/article_4b4742bc-c0a8-57b7-880b-0d54eada5181.htmlhttps://omaha.com/news/state-and-regional/essential-should-not-mean-expendable-lincoln-rally-seeks-to-protect-meatpacking-workers/article_6c18ab17-8788-5f13-81dc-2d9047910e5d.html
Tyson FoodsMadisonMadisonNebraska212; total of more than 4,800 workers tested positive in state, per Omaha World-Herald4/20/2020n/an/a1467unclear5/4/20205/6/2020porkM21276+P21276Omaha World-Herald, Elkhorn Logan Valley Public Health Department press release, Lincoln Journal-Star, Nebraska New Channel, Tyson Foods press releasehttps://www.omaha.com/news/state_and_regional/fremont-chicken-plant-worker-dies-plants-in-madison-schuyler-to-close-temporarily/article_0791f20a-f47f-5c0e-9c9a-ede2ab0fd0a2.htmlhttps://elvphd.org/Current-News/covid-19-outbreak-being-investigated-at-tyson-foods-inc-madisonhttps://www.omaha.com/news/state_and_regional/car-parades-in-grand-island-and-elsewhere-show-solidarity-for-meatpacking-workers/article_7356ca87-113c-5426-a7b6-053737dffc89.htmlhttps://journalstar.com/lifestyles/health-med-fit/health/smithfield-in-crete-may-close-because-of-rising-number-of-cases/article_1f3377e0-e746-587b-830b-6fcaa535bf8d.htmlhttps://rivercountry.newschannelnebraska.com/story/42080515/tyson-plant-in-madison-reduces-operations-in-order-to-test-workforcehttps://www.omaha.com/news/state_and_regional/meatpacking-workers-account-for-one-in-six-coronavirus-cases-nebraskas-total-cases-top-7-000/article_92b9c056-a8fc-5f8b-84eb-15404939b6ba.htmlhttps://www.tysonfoods.com/news/news-releases/2020/5/tyson-foods-inc-and-elkhorn-logan-valley-public-health-department-releasehttps://journalstar.com/business/local/nebraska-city-meatpacking-plant-bucks-outbreak-trend/article_4faf324d-fb35-57f6-a5d4-45a39229072b.htmlhttps://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/ricketts-keeps-coronavirus-options-open-as-he-eyes-other-outbreaks/article_4b4742bc-c0a8-57b7-880b-0d54eada5181.htmlhttps://omaha.com/news/state-and-regional/essential-should-not-mean-expendable-lincoln-rally-seeks-to-protect-meatpacking-workers/article_6c18ab17-8788-5f13-81dc-2d9047910e5d.html
CargillSchuylerColfaxNebraskan/an/an/an/aunclearunclear5/4/20205/18/2020beefM86MOmaha World-HeraldMidwest Center confirmedhttps://www.omaha.com/news/state_and_regional/fremont-chicken-plant-worker-dies-plants-in-madison-schuyler-to-close-temporarily/article_0791f20a-f47f-5c0e-9c9a-ede2ab0fd0a2.htmlhttps://journalstar.com/business/local/nebraska-city-meatpacking-plant-bucks-outbreak-trend/article_4faf324d-fb35-57f6-a5d4-45a39229072b.htmlhttps://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/ricketts-keeps-coronavirus-options-open-as-he-eyes-other-outbreaks/article_4b4742bc-c0a8-57b7-880b-0d54eada5181.htmlhttps://omaha.com/news/state-and-regional/essential-should-not-mean-expendable-lincoln-rally-seeks-to-protect-meatpacking-workers/article_6c18ab17-8788-5f13-81dc-2d9047910e5d.html
Lincoln Premium PoultryFremontDodgeNebraska73; total of more than 4,800 workers tested positive in state, per Omaha World-Herald4/13/20201; total of 21 deaths in state, per Omaha World-Herald5/4/2020about 1100176n/an/apoultryP48304Omaha World-Herald, Lincoln Journal-Starhttps://www.omaha.com/news/state_and_regional/fremont-chicken-plant-worker-dies-plants-in-madison-schuyler-to-close-temporarily/article_0791f20a-f47f-5c0e-9c9a-ede2ab0fd0a2.htmlhttps://www.omaha.com/news/state_and_regional/19-more-workers-at-costco-chicken-plant-in-fremont-test-positive-for-coronavirus/article_6520bfac-aa3a-538b-adec-a0e450caf566.htmlhttps://www.omaha.com/news/state_and_regional/10-workers-at-hastings-meatpacking-plant-1-worker-at-fremont-chicken-plant-have-covid-19/article_6bf28631-05e7-5bf2-a32b-4ca03f0e7a0c.htmlhttps://www.omaha.com/money/economic-issues/two-more-workers-test-positive-for-coronavirus-at-costco-chicken-plant-in-fremont/article_f4b9138a-dbb0-54c4-833d-68c7a86da831.htmlhttps://www.omaha.com/news/state_and_regional/meatpacking-plants-are-nebraskas-newest-battleground-in-war-against-coronavirus/article_cb30e2ab-099a-5458-b0ec-01c0d05fc9e9.htmlhttps://journalstar.com/lifestyles/health-med-fit/health/smithfield-in-crete-may-close-because-of-rising-number-of-cases/article_1f3377e0-e746-587b-830b-6fcaa535bf8d.htmlhttps://www.omaha.com/news/state_and_regional/fremont-chicken-plant-worker-dies-plants-in-madison-schuyler-to-close-temporarily/article_0791f20a-f47f-5c0e-9c9a-ede2ab0fd0a2.htmlhttps://www.omaha.com/news/state_and_regional/meatpacking-workers-account-for-one-in-six-coronavirus-cases-nebraskas-total-cases-top-7-000/article_92b9c056-a8fc-5f8b-84eb-15404939b6ba.htmlhttps://www.omaha.com/news/state_and_regional/14-more-coronavirus-cases-reported-at-costco-chicken-plant-in-fremont/article_437a7225-48ef-59a2-a1fb-83e6f110aebd.html#1https://www.omaha.com/news/state_and_regional/19-more-workers-at-costco-chicken-plant-in-fremont-test-positive-for-coronavirus/article_6520bfac-aa3a-538b-adec-a0e450caf566.htmlhttps://journalstar.com/business/agriculture/watch-now-virus-controlled-in-meatpacking-plants-ag-undersecretary-says/article_b8b60a68-2f9b-5095-8487-a55396f4909f.htmlhttps://journalstar.com/business/local/nebraska-city-meatpacking-plant-bucks-outbreak-trend/article_4faf324d-fb35-57f6-a5d4-45a39229072b.htmlhttps://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/ricketts-keeps-coronavirus-options-open-as-he-eyes-other-outbreaks/article_4b4742bc-c0a8-57b7-880b-0d54eada5181.htmlhttps://omaha.com/news/state-and-regional/essential-should-not-mean-expendable-lincoln-rally-seeks-to-protect-meatpacking-workers/article_6c18ab17-8788-5f13-81dc-2d9047910e5d.html
JBSGrand IslandHallNebraska260; total of more than 4,800 workers tested positive in state, per Omaha World-Herald4/3/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/abeefM969GDTN, Omaha World-Herald, Grand Island Independent, ProPublicahttps://www.dtnpf.com/agriculture/web/ag/news/world-policy/article/2020/04/06/two-iowa-plants-suspend-operationshttps://www.omaha.com/livewellnebraska/meatpacking-workers-are-considered-essential-but-what-happens-when-they-get-covid-19/article_de9ff9de-92fe-5d1a-8d97-352074324c76.htmlhttps://www.theindependent.com/news/237-coronavirus-cases-now-tied-to-jbs-beef-plant/article_49820822-83ea-11ea-933d-c3c188ac00fc.htmlhttps://www.omaha.com/news/state_and_regional/car-parades-in-grand-island-and-elsewhere-show-solidarity-for-meatpacking-workers/article_7356ca87-113c-5426-a7b6-053737dffc89.htmlhttps://www.omaha.com/news/state_and_regional/meatpacking-workers-account-for-one-in-six-coronavirus-cases-nebraskas-total-cases-top-7-000/article_92b9c056-a8fc-5f8b-84eb-15404939b6ba.htmlhttps://www.propublica.org/article/what-happened-when-health-officials-wanted-to-close-a-meatpacking-plant-but-the-governor-said-nohttps://journalstar.com/business/local/nebraska-city-meatpacking-plant-bucks-outbreak-trend/article_4faf324d-fb35-57f6-a5d4-45a39229072b.htmlhttps://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/ricketts-keeps-coronavirus-options-open-as-he-eyes-other-outbreaks/article_4b4742bc-c0a8-57b7-880b-0d54eada5181.htmlhttps://omaha.com/news/state-and-regional/essential-should-not-mean-expendable-lincoln-rally-seeks-to-protect-meatpacking-workers/article_6c18ab17-8788-5f13-81dc-2d9047910e5d.html
Western ReserveHastingsAdamsNebraska26; total of more than 4,800 workers tested positive in state, per Omaha World-Herald4/13/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/abeefM27472Omaha World-Heraldhttps://www.omaha.com/news/state_and_regional/10-workers-at-hastings-meatpacking-plant-1-worker-at-fremont-chicken-plant-have-covid-19/article_6bf28631-05e7-5bf2-a32b-4ca03f0e7a0c.htmlhttps://www.omaha.com/news/state_and_regional/meatpacking-plants-are-nebraskas-newest-battleground-in-war-against-coronavirus/article_cb30e2ab-099a-5458-b0ec-01c0d05fc9e9.htmlhttps://www.omaha.com/news/state_and_regional/meatpacking-workers-account-for-one-in-six-coronavirus-cases-nebraskas-total-cases-top-7-000/article_92b9c056-a8fc-5f8b-84eb-15404939b6ba.htmlhttps://journalstar.com/business/local/nebraska-city-meatpacking-plant-bucks-outbreak-trend/article_4faf324d-fb35-57f6-a5d4-45a39229072b.htmlhttps://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/ricketts-keeps-coronavirus-options-open-as-he-eyes-other-outbreaks/article_4b4742bc-c0a8-57b7-880b-0d54eada5181.htmlhttps://omaha.com/news/state-and-regional/essential-should-not-mean-expendable-lincoln-rally-seeks-to-protect-meatpacking-workers/article_6c18ab17-8788-5f13-81dc-2d9047910e5d.html
Tyson FoodsLexingtonDawsonNebraskaunknown; total of more than 4,800 workers tested positive in state, per Omaha World-Herald4/21/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/ameatM245L+P245LOmaha World-Heraldhttps://www.omaha.com/news/state_and_regional/meatpacking-plants-are-nebraskas-newest-battleground-in-war-against-coronavirus/article_cb30e2ab-099a-5458-b0ec-01c0d05fc9e9.htmlhttps://www.omaha.com/news/state_and_regional/meatpacking-workers-account-for-one-in-six-coronavirus-cases-nebraskas-total-cases-top-7-000/article_92b9c056-a8fc-5f8b-84eb-15404939b6ba.htmlhttps://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/ricketts-keeps-coronavirus-options-open-as-he-eyes-other-outbreaks/article_4b4742bc-c0a8-57b7-880b-0d54eada5181.htmlhttps://omaha.com/news/state-and-regional/essential-should-not-mean-expendable-lincoln-rally-seeks-to-protect-meatpacking-workers/article_6c18ab17-8788-5f13-81dc-2d9047910e5d.html
Smithfield FoodsCreteSalineNebraska292; total of more than 4,800 workers tested positive in state, per Omaha World-Herald4/21/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/aporkM717CR+P717CROmaha World-Herald, Lincoln Journal-Star, City of Lincoln press conference (YouTube)https://www.omaha.com/news/state_and_regional/meatpacking-plants-are-nebraskas-newest-battleground-in-war-against-coronavirus/article_cb30e2ab-099a-5458-b0ec-01c0d05fc9e9.htmlhttps://journalstar.com/lifestyles/health-med-fit/health/smithfield-in-crete-may-close-because-of-rising-number-of-cases/article_1f3377e0-e746-587b-830b-6fcaa535bf8d.htmlhttps://www.omaha.com/news/state_and_regional/dakota-county-pop-20-000-now-has-more-coronavirus-cases-than-douglas-county/article_ec7dbd19-8574-58ea-aa98-7d469a6dcf2e.htmlhttps://journalstar.com/lifestyles/health-med-fit/health/13-new-cases-confirmed-in-lancaster-county-national-analysis-identifies-lincoln-as-rising-hotspot/article_8c91aca9-503b-5539-a08a-7dc8fd804fda.htmlhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=436&v=o_TmSsvXGOg&feature=emb_titlehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FoeMSTkKuwhttps://www.omaha.com/news/state_and_regional/im-scared-to-return-nebraska-meatpacking-workers-and-their-families-speak-out/article_d9d8c573-a1f9-5f23-b480-c20bb0ba3ab0.htmlhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5eklyjFCCghttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yb8Tg43RVb0https://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/ricketts-keeps-coronavirus-options-open-as-he-eyes-other-outbreaks/article_4b4742bc-c0a8-57b7-880b-0d54eada5181.htmlhttps://omaha.com/news/state-and-regional/essential-should-not-mean-expendable-lincoln-rally-seeks-to-protect-meatpacking-workers/article_6c18ab17-8788-5f13-81dc-2d9047910e5d.html
Smithfield FoodsLincolnLancasterNebraska20; total of more than 4,800 workers tested positive in state, per Omaha World-Herald5/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/aporkM509L+P509LLincoln Journal-Star, City of Lincoln press conferencehttps://journalstar.com/lifestyles/health-med-fit/health/13-new-cases-confirmed-in-lancaster-county-national-analysis-identifies-lincoln-as-rising-hotspot/article_8c91aca9-503b-5539-a08a-7dc8fd804fda.htmlhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=436&v=o_TmSsvXGOg&feature=emb_titlehttps://www.omaha.com/news/state_and_regional/meatpacking-workers-account-for-one-in-six-coronavirus-cases-nebraskas-total-cases-top-7-000/article_92b9c056-a8fc-5f8b-84eb-15404939b6ba.htmlhttps://journalstar.com/lifestyles/health-med-fit/health/lancaster-county-confirms-3rd-death-from-coronavirus-18-new-cases-reported/article_a5f91f2a-80c0-5606-9b26-e447d21a41e6.htmlhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibRtOOPVyMYhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5eklyjFCCghttps://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/ricketts-keeps-coronavirus-options-open-as-he-eyes-other-outbreaks/article_4b4742bc-c0a8-57b7-880b-0d54eada5181.htmlhttps://omaha.com/news/state-and-regional/essential-should-not-mean-expendable-lincoln-rally-seeks-to-protect-meatpacking-workers/article_6c18ab17-8788-5f13-81dc-2d9047910e5d.html
Smart ChickenWaverlyLancasterNebraska20; total of more than 4,800 workers tested positive in state, per Omaha World-Herald5/8/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryM20251W+P20251WLincoln Journal-Star, City of Lincoln press conferencehttps://journalstar.com/news/local/21-new-cases-of-covid-19-reported-friday-in-lincoln/article_70e1443d-06d9-578d-9673-b025294e7f59.htmlhttps://www.omaha.com/news/state_and_regional/meatpacking-workers-account-for-one-in-six-coronavirus-cases-nebraskas-total-cases-top-7-000/article_92b9c056-a8fc-5f8b-84eb-15404939b6ba.htmlhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibRtOOPVyMYhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5eklyjFCCghttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yb8Tg43RVb0https://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/ricketts-keeps-coronavirus-options-open-as-he-eyes-other-outbreaks/article_4b4742bc-c0a8-57b7-880b-0d54eada5181.htmlhttps://omaha.com/news/state-and-regional/essential-should-not-mean-expendable-lincoln-rally-seeks-to-protect-meatpacking-workers/article_6c18ab17-8788-5f13-81dc-2d9047910e5d.html
unknownunknownunknownNebraska1 of 23 affected plants in state, per CDC; total of more than 4,800 workers tested positive in state, per Omaha World-Herald5/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Prevention, Omaha World-Herald, Lincoln Journal-Starhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_downhttps://www.omaha.com/news/state_and_regional/meatpacking-workers-account-for-one-in-six-coronavirus-cases-nebraskas-total-cases-top-7-000/article_92b9c056-a8fc-5f8b-84eb-15404939b6ba.htmlhttps://www.omaha.com/news/state_and_regional/19-more-workers-at-costco-chicken-plant-in-fremont-test-positive-for-coronavirus/article_6520bfac-aa3a-538b-adec-a0e450caf566.htmlhttps://journalstar.com/business/agriculture/watch-now-virus-controlled-in-meatpacking-plants-ag-undersecretary-says/article_b8b60a68-2f9b-5095-8487-a55396f4909f.htmlhttps://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/ricketts-keeps-coronavirus-options-open-as-he-eyes-other-outbreaks/article_4b4742bc-c0a8-57b7-880b-0d54eada5181.htmlhttps://omaha.com/news/state-and-regional/essential-should-not-mean-expendable-lincoln-rally-seeks-to-protect-meatpacking-workers/article_6c18ab17-8788-5f13-81dc-2d9047910e5d.html
Wholestone FarmsFremontDodgeNebraska138; total of more than 4,800 workers tested positive in state, per Omaha World-Herald5/27/20201; total of 21 deaths in state, per Omaha World-Herald5/27/2020about 1300unclearn/an/aporkM46491+P46491KMTV Omaha, Lincoln Journal-Starhttps://www.3newsnow.com/news/coronavirus/one-death-138-known-covid-19-cases-at-wholestone-plant-in-fremonthttps://www.omaha.com/news/state_and_regional/meatpacking-workers-account-for-one-in-six-coronavirus-cases-nebraskas-total-cases-top-7-000/article_92b9c056-a8fc-5f8b-84eb-15404939b6ba.htmlhttps://www.omaha.com/news/state_and_regional/19-more-workers-at-costco-chicken-plant-in-fremont-test-positive-for-coronavirus/article_6520bfac-aa3a-538b-adec-a0e450caf566.htmlhttps://journalstar.com/business/agriculture/watch-now-virus-controlled-in-meatpacking-plants-ag-undersecretary-says/article_b8b60a68-2f9b-5095-8487-a55396f4909f.htmlhttps://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/ricketts-keeps-coronavirus-options-open-as-he-eyes-other-outbreaks/article_4b4742bc-c0a8-57b7-880b-0d54eada5181.htmlhttps://omaha.com/news/state-and-regional/essential-should-not-mean-expendable-lincoln-rally-seeks-to-protect-meatpacking-workers/article_6c18ab17-8788-5f13-81dc-2d9047910e5d.html
unknownunknownunknownNebraska1 of 23 affected plants in state, per CDC; total of more than 4,800 workers tested positive in state, per Omaha World-Herald7/6/202021 deaths in state, per Omaha World-Heraldn/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Prevention, Lincoln Journal-Star, Omaha World-Heraldhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_whttps://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/ricketts-keeps-coronavirus-options-open-as-he-eyes-other-outbreaks/article_4b4742bc-c0a8-57b7-880b-0d54eada5181.htmlhttps://omaha.com/news/state-and-regional/essential-should-not-mean-expendable-lincoln-rally-seeks-to-protect-meatpacking-workers/article_6c18ab17-8788-5f13-81dc-2d9047910e5d.html
unknownunknownunknownNebraska1 of 23 affected plants in state, per CDC; total of more than 4,800 workers tested positive in state, per Omaha World-Herald7/6/202021 deaths in state, per Omaha World-Heraldn/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Prevention, Lincoln Journal-Star, Omaha World-Heraldhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_whttps://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/ricketts-keeps-coronavirus-options-open-as-he-eyes-other-outbreaks/article_4b4742bc-c0a8-57b7-880b-0d54eada5181.htmlhttps://omaha.com/news/state-and-regional/essential-should-not-mean-expendable-lincoln-rally-seeks-to-protect-meatpacking-workers/article_6c18ab17-8788-5f13-81dc-2d9047910e5d.html
unknownunknownunknownNebraska1 of 23 affected plants in state, per CDC; total of more than 4,800 workers tested positive in state, per Omaha World-Herald7/6/202021 deaths in state, per Omaha World-Heraldn/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Prevention, Lincoln Journal-Star, Omaha World-Heraldhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_whttps://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/ricketts-keeps-coronavirus-options-open-as-he-eyes-other-outbreaks/article_4b4742bc-c0a8-57b7-880b-0d54eada5181.htmlhttps://omaha.com/news/state-and-regional/essential-should-not-mean-expendable-lincoln-rally-seeks-to-protect-meatpacking-workers/article_6c18ab17-8788-5f13-81dc-2d9047910e5d.html
unknownunknownunknownNebraska1 of 23 affected plants in state, per CDC; total of more than 4,800 workers tested positive in state, per Omaha World-Herald7/6/202021 deaths in state, per Omaha World-Heraldn/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Prevention, Lincoln Journal-Star, Omaha World-Heraldhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_whttps://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/ricketts-keeps-coronavirus-options-open-as-he-eyes-other-outbreaks/article_4b4742bc-c0a8-57b7-880b-0d54eada5181.htmlhttps://omaha.com/news/state-and-regional/essential-should-not-mean-expendable-lincoln-rally-seeks-to-protect-meatpacking-workers/article_6c18ab17-8788-5f13-81dc-2d9047910e5d.html
unknownunknownunknownNebraska1 of 23 affected plants in state, per CDC; total of more than 4,800 workers tested positive in state, per Omaha World-Herald7/6/202021 deaths in state, per Omaha World-Heraldn/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Prevention, Lincoln Journal-Star, Omaha World-Heraldhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_whttps://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/ricketts-keeps-coronavirus-options-open-as-he-eyes-other-outbreaks/article_4b4742bc-c0a8-57b7-880b-0d54eada5181.htmlhttps://omaha.com/news/state-and-regional/essential-should-not-mean-expendable-lincoln-rally-seeks-to-protect-meatpacking-workers/article_6c18ab17-8788-5f13-81dc-2d9047910e5d.html
unknownunknownunknownNebraska1 of 23 affected plants in state, per CDC; total of more than 4,800 workers tested positive in state, per Omaha World-Herald7/6/202021 deaths in state, per Omaha World-Heraldn/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Prevention, Lincoln Journal-Star, Omaha World-Heraldhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_whttps://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/ricketts-keeps-coronavirus-options-open-as-he-eyes-other-outbreaks/article_4b4742bc-c0a8-57b7-880b-0d54eada5181.htmlhttps://omaha.com/news/state-and-regional/essential-should-not-mean-expendable-lincoln-rally-seeks-to-protect-meatpacking-workers/article_6c18ab17-8788-5f13-81dc-2d9047910e5d.html
unknownunknownunknownNebraska1 of 23 affected plants in state, per CDC; total of more than 4,800 workers tested positive in state, per Omaha World-Herald7/6/202021 deaths in state, per Omaha World-Heraldn/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Prevention, Lincoln Journal-Star, Omaha World-Heraldhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_whttps://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/ricketts-keeps-coronavirus-options-open-as-he-eyes-other-outbreaks/article_4b4742bc-c0a8-57b7-880b-0d54eada5181.htmlhttps://omaha.com/news/state-and-regional/essential-should-not-mean-expendable-lincoln-rally-seeks-to-protect-meatpacking-workers/article_6c18ab17-8788-5f13-81dc-2d9047910e5d.html
unknownunknownunknownNebraska1 of 23 affected plants in state, per CDC; total of more than 4,800 workers tested positive in state, per Omaha World-Herald7/6/202021 deaths in state, per Omaha World-Heraldn/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Prevention, Lincoln Journal-Star, Omaha World-Heraldhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_whttps://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/ricketts-keeps-coronavirus-options-open-as-he-eyes-other-outbreaks/article_4b4742bc-c0a8-57b7-880b-0d54eada5181.htmlhttps://omaha.com/news/state-and-regional/essential-should-not-mean-expendable-lincoln-rally-seeks-to-protect-meatpacking-workers/article_6c18ab17-8788-5f13-81dc-2d9047910e5d.html
unknownunknownunknownNebraska1 of 23 affected plants in state, per CDC; total of more than 4,800 workers tested positive in state, per Omaha World-Herald7/6/202021 deaths in state, per Omaha World-Heraldn/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Prevention, Lincoln Journal-Star, Omaha World-Heraldhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_whttps://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/ricketts-keeps-coronavirus-options-open-as-he-eyes-other-outbreaks/article_4b4742bc-c0a8-57b7-880b-0d54eada5181.htmlhttps://omaha.com/news/state-and-regional/essential-should-not-mean-expendable-lincoln-rally-seeks-to-protect-meatpacking-workers/article_6c18ab17-8788-5f13-81dc-2d9047910e5d.html
unknownunknownunknownNebraska1 of 23 affected plants in state, per CDC; total of more than 4,800 workers tested positive in state, per Omaha World-Herald7/6/202021 deaths in state, per Omaha World-Heraldn/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Prevention, Lincoln Journal-Star, Omaha World-Heraldhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_whttps://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/ricketts-keeps-coronavirus-options-open-as-he-eyes-other-outbreaks/article_4b4742bc-c0a8-57b7-880b-0d54eada5181.htmlhttps://omaha.com/news/state-and-regional/essential-should-not-mean-expendable-lincoln-rally-seeks-to-protect-meatpacking-workers/article_6c18ab17-8788-5f13-81dc-2d9047910e5d.html
unknownunknownunknownNebraska1 of 23 affected plants in state, per CDC; total of more than 4,800 workers tested positive in state, per Omaha World-Herald7/6/202021 deaths in state, per Omaha World-Heraldn/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Prevention, Lincoln Journal-Star, Omaha World-Heraldhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_whttps://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/ricketts-keeps-coronavirus-options-open-as-he-eyes-other-outbreaks/article_4b4742bc-c0a8-57b7-880b-0d54eada5181.htmlhttps://omaha.com/news/state-and-regional/essential-should-not-mean-expendable-lincoln-rally-seeks-to-protect-meatpacking-workers/article_6c18ab17-8788-5f13-81dc-2d9047910e5d.html
unknownunknownunknownNebraska1 of 23 affected plants in state, per CDC; total of more than 4,800 workers tested positive in state, per Omaha World-Herald7/6/202021 deaths in state, per Omaha World-Heraldn/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Prevention, Lincoln Journal-Star, Omaha World-Heraldhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_whttps://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/ricketts-keeps-coronavirus-options-open-as-he-eyes-other-outbreaks/article_4b4742bc-c0a8-57b7-880b-0d54eada5181.htmlhttps://omaha.com/news/state-and-regional/essential-should-not-mean-expendable-lincoln-rally-seeks-to-protect-meatpacking-workers/article_6c18ab17-8788-5f13-81dc-2d9047910e5d.html
Stampede Meat Inc.Sunland ParkDona AnaNew Mexico575/4/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/ameatM19113N+P19113NKVIA-TV, KTSM-TVhttps://kvia.com/news/business-technology/2020/05/04/confirmed-virus-case-at-santa-teresa-meatpacking-plant-prompts-rapid-testing-for-all-plant-workers/https://kvia.com/news/business-technology/2020/05/05/5-workers-at-southern-new-mexico-meatpacking-plant-confirmed-to-have-the-virus/https://www.ktsm.com/coronavirus-2/57-at-santa-teresa-meatpacking-plant-test-positive-for-covid-19/https://www.lcsun-news.com/story/news/local/2020/06/16/new-mexico-coronavirus-covid-19-stampede-meat/3198652001/https://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/ricketts-keeps-coronavirus-options-open-as-he-eyes-other-outbreaks/article_4b4742bc-c0a8-57b7-880b-0d54eada5181.html
unknownunknownunknownNew Mexico1 of 2 affected plants in state, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
Tyson FoodsWilkesboroWilkesNorth Carolina599; 1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network4/26/202015/10/2020224422445/9/20205/12/2020poultryM7478+P1WBTV, Wilkes Journal-Patriot, Tyson Foods press release, ProPublica, Triad City Beat, The Guardian, NC Watchdog Reporting Networkhttps://www.wbtv.com/2020/05/09/wilkesboro-tyson-chicken-plant-shut-down-after-covid-outbreak/https://www.journalpatriot.com/covid-19/wilkes-county-health-department-working-with-local-plant/article_33acda16-8829-11ea-ac78-9b8d239dc008.htmlhttps://www.wbtv.com/2020/05/09/wilkesboro-tyson-chicken-plant-shut-down-after-covid-outbreak/https://wilkesboronorthcarolina.com/newsfeed/item/100-local-update-04-28-2020-confirmed-cases-of-covid-19-among-tyson-foods-employees-at-wilkesboro-meat-processing-planthttps://www.journalnow.com/news/local/9-new-cases-of-covid-19-reported-in-forsyth-county/article_88264a44-aa45-5a74-9e56-3521c81260e8.htmlhttps://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/ricketts-keeps-coronavirus-options-open-as-he-eyes-other-outbreaks/article_4b4742bc-c0a8-57b7-880b-0d54eada5181.htmlhttps://www.tysonfoods.com/news/news-releases/2020/5/tyson-foods-inc-releases-results-covid-19-testing-wilkesboro-nc-planthttps://www.propublica.org/article/emails-reveal-chaos-as-meatpacking-companies-fought-health-agencies-over-covid-19-outbreaks-in-their-plantshttps://www.bladenjournal.com/news/32615/coronavirus-north-carolina-meat-processing-plants-at-least-28-have-more-than-2700-caseshttps://triad-city-beat.com/worker-tyson-foods-wilkesboro-chicken-processing-plant-died/https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/01/revealed-covid-19-outbreaks-meat-processing-plants-north-carolinahttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
JBSSiler CityChathamNorth Carolinaat least 1; 1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 5/13/202015/13/2020unclearunclearn/an/apoultryP1201Que Pasa Raleigh/Durham, The Guardian, NC Watchdog Reporting NetworkQue Pasa reported he died 5/1https://raleigh.quepasanoticias.com/noticias/carolina-del-norte/muere-por-covid-19-trabajador-hispano-de-pollera-pilgrims-pridehttps://www.bladenjournal.com/news/32615/coronavirus-north-carolina-meat-processing-plants-at-least-28-have-more-than-2700-caseshttps://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/01/revealed-covid-19-outbreaks-meat-processing-plants-north-carolinahttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
Sanderson FarmsKinstonLenoirNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 4/20/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP40183WITN-TV, North Carolina Health News, The Guardian, NC Watchdog Reporting Networkhttps://www.witn.com/content/news/Sanderson-Farms-says-employee-tests-positive-for-COVID-19-at-Kinston-plant-569799321.htmlhttps://www.northcarolinahealthnews.org/2020/05/01/smithfield-struggles-to-contain-covid/https://www.bladenjournal.com/news/32615/coronavirus-north-carolina-meat-processing-plants-at-least-28-have-more-than-2700-caseshttps://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/01/revealed-covid-19-outbreaks-meat-processing-plants-north-carolinahttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
Smithfield FoodsTar HeelBladenNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 4/21/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/aporkM18079+P27232The State, Newsy, North Carolina Health News, the Guardian, NC Watchdog Reporting NetworkNC health dept announced a facility in Bladen County had 2+ caseshttps://www.thestate.com/news/coronavirus/article242110666.htmlhttps://www.newsy.com/stories/43-workers-covid-19-positive-at-smithfield-pork-plant/https://www.northcarolinahealthnews.org/2020/05/01/smithfield-struggles-to-contain-covid/https://www.bladenjournal.com/news/32615/coronavirus-north-carolina-meat-processing-plants-at-least-28-have-more-than-2700-caseshttps://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/01/revealed-covid-19-outbreaks-meat-processing-plants-north-carolinahttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
Perdue FarmsLewiston-WoodvilleBertieNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 4/21/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP9197WITN-TV, North Carolina Health News, The Guardian, NC Watchdog Reporting Networkhttps://www.witn.com/content/news/Perdue-Farms-employee-speaks-out-after-co-worker-tests-positive-for-COVID-19-569954481.htmlhttps://www.northcarolinahealthnews.org/2020/05/01/smithfield-struggles-to-contain-covid/https://www.bladenjournal.com/news/32615/coronavirus-north-carolina-meat-processing-plants-at-least-28-have-more-than-2700-caseshttps://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/01/revealed-covid-19-outbreaks-meat-processing-plants-north-carolinahttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
unknownunknownChathamNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 4/21/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aNorth Carolina Department of Health and Human Services press release, North Carolina Health News, The Guardian, NC Watchdog Reporting NetworkNorth Carolina Health News reported: "The state Department of Health and Human Services, which issued the news release, declined in a subsequent email to name the plants with outbreaks or how many cases each plant has reported. The department would say only that 118 people have tested positive for the coronavirus at the five plants." No facility names released. This might be Mountaire Farms in Siler City, which had 11 cases: https://www.wral.com/coronavirus/mass-testing-at-mountaire-farms-to-begin-thursday-amid-covid-19-outbreak/19066950/https://www.ncdhhs.gov/news/press-releases/north-carolina-leaders-act-protect-workers-food-processing-facilitieshttps://www.northcarolinahealthnews.org/2020/04/22/coronavirus-invading-n-c-meat-processing-plants/https://www.northcarolinahealthnews.org/2020/04/25/poultry-companies-covid-19/https://www.bladenjournal.com/news/32615/coronavirus-north-carolina-meat-processing-plants-at-least-28-have-more-than-2700-caseshttps://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/01/revealed-covid-19-outbreaks-meat-processing-plants-north-carolinahttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
unknownunknownDuplinNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 4/28/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aNorth Carolina Department of Health and Human Services press release, North Carolina Health News, The Guardian, NC Watchdog Reporting Networkmight be Butterball plant with 52 employees testing positive, per WITN-TVhttps://www.ncdhhs.gov/news/press-releases/north-carolina-leaders-act-protect-workers-food-processing-facilitieshttps://www.witn.com/content/news/Memos-say-52-employees-at-Butterball-have-569984731.htmlhttps://www.northcarolinahealthnews.org/2020/05/01/smithfield-struggles-to-contain-covid/https://www.bladenjournal.com/news/32615/coronavirus-north-carolina-meat-processing-plants-at-least-28-have-more-than-2700-caseshttps://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/01/revealed-covid-19-outbreaks-meat-processing-plants-north-carolinahttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
unknownunknownLeeNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 4/28/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aNorth Carolina Department of Health and Human Services press release, North Carolina Health News, The Guardian, NC Watchdog Reporting Networkno facility names releasedhttps://www.ncdhhs.gov/news/press-releases/north-carolina-leaders-act-protect-workers-food-processing-facilitieshttps://www.northcarolinahealthnews.org/2020/05/01/smithfield-struggles-to-contain-covid/https://www.bladenjournal.com/news/32615/coronavirus-north-carolina-meat-processing-plants-at-least-28-have-more-than-2700-caseshttps://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/01/revealed-covid-19-outbreaks-meat-processing-plants-north-carolinahttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
unknownunknownRobesonNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 4/28/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aNorth Carolina Department of Health and Human Services press release, North Carolina Health News, The Guardian, NC Watchdog Reporting NetworkThis could be Mountaire Farms' Lumber Bridge plant, which has 9 positive cases: https://www.wral.com/coronavirus/mass-testing-at-mountaire-farms-to-begin-thursday-amid-covid-19-outbreak/19066950/https://www.ncdhhs.gov/news/press-releases/north-carolina-leaders-act-protect-workers-food-processing-facilitieshttps://www.northcarolinahealthnews.org/2020/05/01/smithfield-struggles-to-contain-covid/https://www.bladenjournal.com/news/32615/coronavirus-north-carolina-meat-processing-plants-at-least-28-have-more-than-2700-caseshttps://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/01/revealed-covid-19-outbreaks-meat-processing-plants-north-carolinahttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
Case FarmsMorgantonBurkeNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 4/28/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP419The News & Observer, North Carolina Health News, The News Herald, The Guardian, NC Watchdog Reporting NetworkCould be Case Farms in Burke County, NC Public Radio reports only one plant in that county, News Herald reports Case Farms is only meatpacking plant in Burke County; Guardian reports a worker said there were 150 workers who tested positive, company wouldn't confirm, and Indy Week reported that, on a conference call, an anonymous worker said 3 workers had diedhttps://www.newsobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article242374006.htmlhttps://www.northcarolinahealthnews.org/2020/05/01/smithfield-struggles-to-contain-covid/https://www.wunc.org/post/working-fear-meat-processing-plant-employees-say-protective-measures-came-too-little-too-latehttps://www.morganton.com/news/group-plans-to-protest-outside-case-farms-on-monday/article_a3e1c88d-ea48-52a9-a74a-2c6bbeb6b37b.htmlhttps://www.bladenjournal.com/news/32615/coronavirus-north-carolina-meat-processing-plants-at-least-28-have-more-than-2700-caseshttps://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/01/revealed-covid-19-outbreaks-meat-processing-plants-north-carolinahttps://indyweek.com/news/northcarolina/covid-19-meatpacking-plants/https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/01/revealed-covid-19-outbreaks-meat-processing-plants-north-carolinahttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
unknownunknownSampsonNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 4/28/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aThe News & Observer, North Carolina Health News, The Guardian, NC Watchdog Reporting NetworkNews & Observer reported 13 plants in NC have outbreaks, still trying to figure out which oneshttps://www.newsobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article242374006.htmlhttps://www.northcarolinahealthnews.org/2020/05/01/smithfield-struggles-to-contain-covid/https://www.bladenjournal.com/news/32615/coronavirus-north-carolina-meat-processing-plants-at-least-28-have-more-than-2700-caseshttps://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/01/revealed-covid-19-outbreaks-meat-processing-plants-north-carolinahttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
unknownunknownRichmondNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 4/28/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aThe News & Observer, North Carolina Health News, The Guardian, NC Watchdog Reporting NetworkNews & Observer reported 13 plants in NC have outbreaks, still trying to figure out which oneshttps://www.newsobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article242374006.htmlhttps://www.northcarolinahealthnews.org/2020/05/01/smithfield-struggles-to-contain-covid/https://www.bladenjournal.com/news/32615/coronavirus-north-carolina-meat-processing-plants-at-least-28-have-more-than-2700-caseshttps://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/01/revealed-covid-19-outbreaks-meat-processing-plants-north-carolinahttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
unknownunknownSurryNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 4/28/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aThe News & Observer, North Carolina Health News, The Guardian, NC Watchdog Reporting NetworkNews & Observer reported 13 plants in NC have outbreaks, still trying to figure out which oneshttps://www.newsobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article242374006.htmlhttps://www.northcarolinahealthnews.org/2020/05/01/smithfield-struggles-to-contain-covid/https://www.bladenjournal.com/news/32615/coronavirus-north-carolina-meat-processing-plants-at-least-28-have-more-than-2700-caseshttps://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/01/revealed-covid-19-outbreaks-meat-processing-plants-north-carolinahttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
unknownunknownUnionNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 4/28/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aNorth Carolina Health News, The Guardian, NC Watchdog Reporting Networkhttps://www.northcarolinahealthnews.org/2020/05/01/smithfield-struggles-to-contain-covid/https://www.bladenjournal.com/news/32615/coronavirus-north-carolina-meat-processing-plants-at-least-28-have-more-than-2700-caseshttps://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/01/revealed-covid-19-outbreaks-meat-processing-plants-north-carolinahttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
unknownunknownWilsonNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 4/30/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aNorth Carolina Health News, The Guardian, NC Watchdog Reporting Networkhttps://www.northcarolinahealthnews.org/2020/05/01/smithfield-struggles-to-contain-covid/https://www.bladenjournal.com/news/32615/coronavirus-north-carolina-meat-processing-plants-at-least-28-have-more-than-2700-caseshttps://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/01/revealed-covid-19-outbreaks-meat-processing-plants-north-carolinahttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
unknownunknownHokeNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 4/30/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aNorth Carolina Health News, The Guardian, NC Watchdog Reporting Networkhttps://www.northcarolinahealthnews.org/2020/05/01/smithfield-struggles-to-contain-covid/https://www.bladenjournal.com/news/32615/coronavirus-north-carolina-meat-processing-plants-at-least-28-have-more-than-2700-caseshttps://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/01/revealed-covid-19-outbreaks-meat-processing-plants-north-carolinahttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
unknownunknownDavieNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 5/5/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aBladen Journal, The Guardian, NC Watchdog Reporting Networkhttps://www.bladenjournal.com/news/31799/coronavirus-57-percent-increase-in-cases-over-7-days-to-nearly-1000-at-north-carolina-meat-plantshttps://www.bladenjournal.com/news/32615/coronavirus-north-carolina-meat-processing-plants-at-least-28-have-more-than-2700-caseshttps://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/01/revealed-covid-19-outbreaks-meat-processing-plants-north-carolinahttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
unknownunknownRandolphNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 5/5/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aBladen Journal, The Guardian, NC Watchdog Reporting Networkhttps://www.bladenjournal.com/news/31799/coronavirus-57-percent-increase-in-cases-over-7-days-to-nearly-1000-at-north-carolina-meat-plantshttps://www.bladenjournal.com/news/32615/coronavirus-north-carolina-meat-processing-plants-at-least-28-have-more-than-2700-caseshttps://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/01/revealed-covid-19-outbreaks-meat-processing-plants-north-carolinahttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
unknownunknownWayneNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 5/5/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aBladen Journal, The Guardian, NC Watchdog Reporting Networkhttps://www.bladenjournal.com/news/31799/coronavirus-57-percent-increase-in-cases-over-7-days-to-nearly-1000-at-north-carolina-meat-plantshttps://www.bladenjournal.com/news/32615/coronavirus-north-carolina-meat-processing-plants-at-least-28-have-more-than-2700-caseshttps://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/01/revealed-covid-19-outbreaks-meat-processing-plants-north-carolinahttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
unknownunknownCatawbaNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 5/5/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aBladen Journal, The Guardian, NC Watchdog Reporting Networkhttps://www.bladenjournal.com/news/31799/coronavirus-57-percent-increase-in-cases-over-7-days-to-nearly-1000-at-north-carolina-meat-plantshttps://www.bladenjournal.com/news/32615/coronavirus-north-carolina-meat-processing-plants-at-least-28-have-more-than-2700-caseshttps://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/01/revealed-covid-19-outbreaks-meat-processing-plants-north-carolinahttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
unknownunknownJohnstonNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 5/5/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aNorth Carolina Health News, The Guardian, NC Watchdog Reporting Networkhttps://www.northcarolinahealthnews.org/2020/05/05/coronavirus-today-may-5/https://www.bladenjournal.com/news/32615/coronavirus-north-carolina-meat-processing-plants-at-least-28-have-more-than-2700-caseshttps://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/01/revealed-covid-19-outbreaks-meat-processing-plants-north-carolinahttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
unknownunknownMecklenburgNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 5/8/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCBS17 Raleigh Durham Fayetteville (WNCN), The Guardian, NC Watchdog Reporting Networkhttps://www.cbs17.com/community/health/coronavirus/1000-test-positive-for-covid-19-at-meat-processing-facilities-across-nc/https://www.bladenjournal.com/news/32615/coronavirus-north-carolina-meat-processing-plants-at-least-28-have-more-than-2700-caseshttps://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/01/revealed-covid-19-outbreaks-meat-processing-plants-north-carolinahttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
unknownunknownPenderNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 5/8/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCBS17 Raleigh Durham Fayetteville (WNCN), The Guardian, NC Watchdog Reporting Networkhttps://www.cbs17.com/community/health/coronavirus/1000-test-positive-for-covid-19-at-meat-processing-facilities-across-nc/https://www.bladenjournal.com/news/32615/coronavirus-north-carolina-meat-processing-plants-at-least-28-have-more-than-2700-caseshttps://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/01/revealed-covid-19-outbreaks-meat-processing-plants-north-carolinahttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
unknownunknownunknownNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 5/12/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aWRAL, Associated Press, The Guardian, NC Watchdog Reporting Networkhttps://www.wbtv.com/2020/05/12/nc-has-meat-processing-plants-with-covid-outbreaks-more-than-cases/https://apnews.com/ae7b72ed80ba9a13a26eea9d56fde964https://www.bladenjournal.com/news/32615/coronavirus-north-carolina-meat-processing-plants-at-least-28-have-more-than-2700-caseshttps://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/01/revealed-covid-19-outbreaks-meat-processing-plants-north-carolinahttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
unknownunknownunknownNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 5/23/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aWRAL, Associated Press, The Guardian, NC Watchdog Reporting Networkhttps://www.wral.com/coronavirus/we-can-t-stay-home-undocumented-meat-packers-sacrifice-safety-for-paycheck/19100360/https://apnews.com/ae7b72ed80ba9a13a26eea9d56fde964https://www.bladenjournal.com/news/32615/coronavirus-north-carolina-meat-processing-plants-at-least-28-have-more-than-2700-caseshttps://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/01/revealed-covid-19-outbreaks-meat-processing-plants-north-carolinahttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
unknownunknownunknownNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 5/23/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aWRAL, Associated Press, The Guardian, NC Watchdog Reporting Networkhttps://www.wral.com/coronavirus/we-can-t-stay-home-undocumented-meat-packers-sacrifice-safety-for-paycheck/19100360/https://apnews.com/ae7b72ed80ba9a13a26eea9d56fde964https://www.bladenjournal.com/news/32615/coronavirus-north-carolina-meat-processing-plants-at-least-28-have-more-than-2700-caseshttps://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/01/revealed-covid-19-outbreaks-meat-processing-plants-north-carolinahttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
unknownunknownunknownNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 5/28/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aWRAL, Associated Press, The Guardian, NC Watchdog Reporting Networkhttps://www.wral.com/coronavirus/we-can-t-stay-home-undocumented-meat-packers-sacrifice-safety-for-paycheck/19100360/https://apnews.com/ae7b72ed80ba9a13a26eea9d56fde964https://www.bladenjournal.com/news/32615/coronavirus-north-carolina-meat-processing-plants-at-least-28-have-more-than-2700-caseshttps://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/01/revealed-covid-19-outbreaks-meat-processing-plants-north-carolinahttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
unknownunknownunknownNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 5/28/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aNorth Carolina Health News, The Guardian, NC Watchdog Reporting Networkhttps://www.northcarolinahealthnews.org/2020/05/28/as-covid-races-through-mountaire-farms-poultry-plant-workers-deemed-vital-feel-dispensable/https://www.bladenjournal.com/news/32615/coronavirus-north-carolina-meat-processing-plants-at-least-28-have-more-than-2700-caseshttps://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/01/revealed-covid-19-outbreaks-meat-processing-plants-north-carolinahttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
unknownunknownunknownNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 7/28/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aNC Watchdog Reporting Networkhttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
unknownunknownunknownNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 7/28/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aNC Watchdog Reporting Networkhttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
unknownunknownunknownNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 7/28/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aNC Watchdog Reporting Networkhttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
unknownunknownunknownNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 7/28/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aNC Watchdog Reporting Networkhttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
unknownunknownunknownNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 7/28/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aNC Watchdog Reporting Networkhttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
unknownunknownunknownNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 7/28/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aNC Watchdog Reporting Networkhttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
unknownunknownunknownNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 7/28/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aNC Watchdog Reporting Networkhttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
unknownunknownunknownNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 7/28/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aNC Watchdog Reporting Networkhttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
unknownunknownunknownNorth Carolina1 of 37 plants w/ total of 3,234 positive tests in state, per NC Watchdog Reporting Network 7/28/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aNC Watchdog Reporting Networkhttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244545857.html
Fresh MarkSalemColumbianaOhion/an/an/an/aunclearunclear4/13/20204/21/2020porkM15700+P15700WKBNhttps://www.wkbn.com/news/coronavirus/fresh-mark-plant-in-salem-remains-closed-this-week-due-to-covid-19/
Smithfield FoodsSpringdaleHamiltonOhio44/20/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/aCincinnati Enquirerhttps://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2020/04/20/covid-19-4-confirmed-cases-local-smithfield-meat-processing-plant/5165802002/
Case FarmsWinesburgHolmesOhiounknown5/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP15724Columbus Dispatchhttps://www.dispatch.com/news/20200501/positive-cases-of-coronavirus-confirmed-at-case-farms-plant-in-winesburg/1
Seaboard Triumph FoodsGuymonTexasOklahoma3505/4/202015/23/2020more than 1600unclearn/an/aporkM13597+V13597The Oklahoman, Fox 25 Oklahoma City, ReutersReuters reported he died 5/9; Meat+Poultry reports number was originally 440, then company said it was 350; This row used to say 641 cases were tied to this plant, that number actually reflects Seaboard Foods' total number of employees who tested positive, we regret the errorhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-meat-plant-special/special-report-in-oklahoma-pork-packing-town-covid-stirs-fear-faith-and-sorrow-idUSKBN22Z0SKhttps://oklahoman.com/article/5661562/coronavirus-in-oklahoma-116-covid-19-infections-found-in-pork-processing-plant-in-guymonhttps://oklahoman.com/article/5662231/coronavirus-in-oklahoma-state-officials-stepping-in-to-help-oklahoma-meat-processing-plants-in-covid-19-fighthttps://okcfox.com/news/coronavirus/440-coronavirus-cases-confirmed-at-texas-county-meat-processing-planthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-meat-plant-special/special-report-in-oklahoma-pork-packing-town-covid-stirs-fear-faith-and-sorrow-idUSKBN22Z0SKhttps://origin-www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/wcm/connect/a5c2b5c8-92e0-4565-8999-f2fb75bfdb05/MPI_Directory_Establishment_Number.pdf?MOD=AJPERES
Tyson FoodsBroken BowMcCurtainOklahoma57; COUNTED IN ARKANSAS TOTAL, SEE NOTE6/5/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP7085+V7085Arkansas Dept of HealthThis plant was reported in the Arkansas Dept of Health report, likely because the workers reside in Arkansas; state health report obtained by Heather Schlitz of Midwest Centerhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6939504-Arkansas-Poultry-Covid-Clusters-Summary-6-5-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6945186-Arkansas-Poultry-COVID-Summary-6-12-2020.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6988953-Arkansas-7-13-20-Poultry-COVID-Summary-FINAL.html
BrucePacWoodburnMarionOregon57/24/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/ameatM9267B +P9267BThe Oregonianhttps://www.oregonlive.com/coronavirus/2020/07/coronavirus-cases-grew-the-most-in-these-10-oregon-counties-this-past-week.html
Hill Meat CompanyPendletonUmatillaOregon107/24/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/aporkM9201 +P9201The Oregonianhttps://www.oregonlive.com/coronavirus/2020/07/coronavirus-cases-grew-the-most-in-these-10-oregon-counties-this-past-week.html
JBSSoudertonMontgomeryPennsylvania119; 1 of 30 affected plants w/ total of 1,169 positives in state, per CDC4/13/20202; 8 total in state, per CDC4/13/2020unclearunclear4/2/20204/16/2020beefM1311CNN, Philadelphia Inquirer, New York Times op-ed from worker, NBC10 Philadelphiahttps://www.cnn.com/2020/04/08/business/meat-plant-closures-coronavirus/index.htmlhttps://www.inquirer.com/jobs/labor/souderton-jbs-hazelton-cargil-meat-packing-workers-safety-osha-coronavirus-20200413.htmlhttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/29/opinion/coronavirus-worker-deaths.htmlhttps://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/coronavirus/meat-plant-workers-and-your-dinner-at-risk-in-coronavirus-pandemic/2378482/https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
CargillHazeltonLuzernePennsylvania164; 1 of 30 affected plants w/ total of 1,169 positives in state, per CDC4/13/2020n/an/aunclearunclear4/2020unclearbeef, porkM86P+P86PCNN, Philadelphia Inquirer, Morning Callhttps://www.cnn.com/2020/04/08/business/meat-plant-closures-coronavirus/index.htmlhttps://www.inquirer.com/jobs/labor/souderton-jbs-hazelton-cargil-meat-packing-workers-safety-osha-coronavirus-20200413.htmlhttps://www.mcall.com/news/pennsylvania/mc-nws-pa-why-hazleton-20200412-mve5o6dpi5eb5pq2os3zmrbavq-story.htmlhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
Empire KosherMifflintownJuniataPennsylvania44; 1 of 30 affected plants w/ total of 1,169 positives in state, per CDC4/2/20201; 8 total in state, per CDC6/9/2020610unclear4/2/20204/16/2020poultryM1015+P1015Lewistown Sentinel, Philadelphia Inquirerhttps://www.lewistownsentinel.com/news/local-news/2020/04/empire-kosher-closed-for-2-weeks/https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_whttps://www.inquirer.com/news/coronavirus-empire-kosher-chicken-plant-cdc-20200718.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6995136-CDC-Memo-Empire-Kosher-Poultry-Plant-Mifflintown.html
CTI FoodsKing of PrussiaMontgomeryPennsylvanian/an/an/an/aunclearunclear4/2020unclearmeat/poultryM2069+P712APhttps://cumberlink.com/news/state-and-regional/meat-plants-shut-down-in-pa-with-workers-testing-positive-for-covid-19/article_bc6bd111-5023-5699-b557-48891e1fe0a7.htmlhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
Bell & EvansFredericksburgLebanonPennsylvania8, possibly "dozens"; 1 of 30 affected plants w/ total of 1,169 positives in state, per CDC3; 8 total in state, per CDC4/28/2020about 1800 across 2 plantsunclearn/an/apoultryP1304Philadelphia Inquirer, Lebanon Daily Newshttps://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.inquirer.com/business/coronavirus-bell-evans-chicken-deaths-covid-19--20200428.html&ct=ga&cd=CAEYBCoTMzI5NTkwMTA3NzQ4OTIxNzc3MzIaOGQwMzRhNWM1MGQzMTk4NDpjb206ZW46VVM&usg=AFQjCNFcnXMrz4otYuR3vqu4MAXIBIc0uQhttps://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.inquirer.com/business/coronavirus-bell-evans-chicken-deaths-covid-19--20200428.html&ct=ga&cd=CAEYBCoTMzI5NTkwMTA3NzQ4OTIxNzc3MzIaOGQwMzRhNWM1MGQzMTk4NDpjb206ZW46VVM&usg=AFQjCNFcnXMrz4otYuR3vqu4MAXIBIc0uQhttps://www.ldnews.com/story/news/2020/05/01/protesters-demand-bell-evans-chicken-plant-shut-down-after-two-deaths/3060170001/https://www.inquirer.com/business/health/a/coronavirus-bell-evans-chicken-plant-latino-workers-pa-20200615.htmlhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
Smithfield FoodsArnoldWestmorelandPennsylvania12; 1 of 30 affected plants w/ total of 1,169 positives in state, per CDC5/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/aporkM2121+P2121KDKA2 CBS Pittsburghhttps://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/video/4540462-12-people-at-westmoreland-co-meat-processing-plant-have-tested-positive-for-coronavirus/https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
Plainville FarmsYorkYorkPennsylvaniaseveral; 1 of 30 affected plants w/ total of 1,169 positives in state, per CDC4/21/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/aturkeyYork Daily Recordhttps://www.ydr.com/story/news/2020/04/21/york-latino-coronavirus-patients-tied-planville-farms-turkey-plant/2996287001/https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
Tyson FoodsNew HollandLancasterPennsylvania38; 1 of 30 affected plants w/ total of 1,169 positives in state, per CDC6/9/2020n/an/a750unclearn/an/apoultryM9977 +P1325Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Philidelphia Inquirerhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_downhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_whttps://www.inquirer.com/news/coronavirus-empire-kosher-chicken-plant-cdc-20200718.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6995137-CDC-Memo-Tyson-Poultry-Plant-New-Holland-PA-Final.html
Nicholas MeatsLogantonClintonPennsylvania52; 1 of 30 affected plants w/ total of 1,169 positives in state, per CDC6/9/2020n/an/a330unclearn/an/abeefM4465Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Philidelphia Inquirerhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_downhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_whttps://www.inquirer.com/news/coronavirus-empire-kosher-chicken-plant-cdc-20200718.htmlhttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6995138-CDC-Memo-Nicholas-Beef-Plant-Loganton-PA-Final.html
Maid-Rite Specialty FoodsDunmoreLackawannaPennsylvania2; 1 of 30 affected plants w/ total of 1,169 positives in state, per CDC7/22/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/abeef, turkey, pork, chicken and vealM77 + P77Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ProPublica, lawsuit filed by workershttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_downhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_whttps://www.propublica.org/article/they-warned-osha-they-were-in-imminent-danger-at-the-meat-plant-now-theyre-suing-the-agency?utm_source=sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=dailynewsletter&utm_content=featurehttps://www.documentcloud.org/documents/7013002-Jane-Does-v-OSHA.html
unknownunknownunknownPennsylvania1 of 30 affected plants w/ total of 1,169 positives in state, per CDC5/1/20208 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_downhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownPennsylvania1 of 30 affected plants w/ total of 1,169 positives in state, per CDC5/1/20208 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_downhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownPennsylvania1 of 30 affected plants w/ total of 1,169 positives in state, per CDC5/1/20208 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_downhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownPennsylvania1 of 30 affected plants w/ total of 1,169 positives in state, per CDC5/1/20208 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_downhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownPennsylvania1 of 30 affected plants w/ total of 1,169 positives in state, per CDC5/1/20208 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_downhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownPennsylvania1 of 30 affected plants w/ total of 1,169 positives in state, per CDC5/1/20208 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_downhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownPennsylvania1 of 30 affected plants w/ total of 1,169 positives in state, per CDC5/1/20208 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_downhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownPennsylvania1 of 30 affected plants w/ total of 1,169 positives in state, per CDC5/1/20208 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_downhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownPennsylvania1 of 30 affected plants w/ total of 1,169 positives in state, per CDC5/1/20208 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_downhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownPennsylvania1 of 30 affected plants w/ total of 1,169 positives in state, per CDC5/1/20208 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_downhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownPennsylvania1 of 30 affected plants w/ total of 1,169 positives in state, per CDC5/1/20208 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_downhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownPennsylvania1 of 30 affected plants w/ total of 1,169 positives in state, per CDC5/1/20208 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_downhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownPennsylvania1 of 30 affected plants w/ total of 1,169 positives in state, per CDC5/1/20208 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_downhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownPennsylvania1 of 30 affected plants w/ total of 1,169 positives in state, per CDC7/6/20208 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownPennsylvania1 of 30 affected plants w/ total of 1,169 positives in state, per CDC7/6/20208 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownPennsylvania1 of 30 affected plants w/ total of 1,169 positives in state, per CDC7/6/20208 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownPennsylvania1 of 30 affected plants w/ total of 1,169 positives in state, per CDC7/6/20208 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownPennsylvania1 of 30 affected plants w/ total of 1,169 positives in state, per CDC7/6/20208 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownPennsylvania1 of 30 affected plants w/ total of 1,169 positives in state, per CDC7/6/20208 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownPennsylvania1 of 30 affected plants w/ total of 1,169 positives in state, per CDC7/6/20208 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownPennsylvania1 of 30 affected plants w/ total of 1,169 positives in state, per CDC7/6/20208 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownRhode Island1 of 6 affected plants w/ a total of 78 positive cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownRhode Island1 of 6 affected plants w/ a total of 78 positive cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownRhode Island1 of 6 affected plants w/ a total of 78 positive cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownRhode Island1 of 6 affected plants w/ a total of 78 positive cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownRhode Island1 of 6 affected plants w/ a total of 78 positive cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownRhode Island1 of 6 affected plants w/ a total of 78 positive cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
House of RaefordGreenvilleGreenvilleSouth Carolina"a very small number"; total of 125 in state, per The State; 1 of 16 affected plants in state, per CDC5/4/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP1309The Statehttps://www.thestate.com/news/state/south-carolina/article242430426.htmlhttps://www.thestate.com/news/coronavirus/article243904777.htmlhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
House of RaefordWest ColumbiaLexingtonSouth Carolina1 of 16 affected plants in state, per CDC; total of 125 in the state, per The State7/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP687The Statehttps://www.thestate.com/news/coronavirus/article243904777.htmlhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
Amick FarmsBatesburgLexingtonSouth Carolina25; total of 125 in the state, per The State; 1 of 16 affected plants in state, per CDC7/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP7987The StateAmick Farms has about 2,600 employees in the state, per The Statehttps://www.thestate.com/news/coronavirus/article243904777.htmlhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
JBSSumterSumterSouth Carolina1 of 16 affected plants in state, per CDC; total of 125 in the state, per The State7/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryM17980 +P17980The State13 total JBS employees, per The Statehttps://www.thestate.com/news/coronavirus/article243904777.htmlhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
Tyson FoodsColumbiaRichlandSouth Carolina1 of 16 affected plants in state, per CDC; total of 125 in the state, per The State7/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/ameat/poultryM19706 +P19706The State11 total Tyson employees in the state, per The Statehttps://www.thestate.com/news/coronavirus/article243904777.htmlhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownSouth Carolina1 of 16 affected plants in state, per CDC; total of 125 in the state, per The State7/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aThe State, Centers for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.thestate.com/news/coronavirus/article243904777.htmlhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownSouth Carolina1 of 16 affected plants in state, per CDC; total of 125 in the state, per The State7/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aThe State, Centers for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.thestate.com/news/coronavirus/article243904777.htmlhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownSouth Carolina1 of 16 affected plants in state, per CDC; total of 125 in the state, per The State7/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aThe State, Centers for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.thestate.com/news/coronavirus/article243904777.htmlhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownSouth Carolina1 of 16 affected plants in state, per CDC; total of 125 in the state, per The State7/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aThe State, Centers for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.thestate.com/news/coronavirus/article243904777.htmlhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownSouth Carolina1 of 16 affected plants in state, per CDC; total of 125 in the state, per The State7/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aThe State, Centers for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.thestate.com/news/coronavirus/article243904777.htmlhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownSouth Carolina1 of 16 affected plants in state, per CDC; total of 125 in the state, per The State7/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aThe State, Centers for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.thestate.com/news/coronavirus/article243904777.htmlhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownSouth Carolina1 of 16 affected plants in state, per CDC; total of 125 in the state, per The State7/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aThe State, Centers for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.thestate.com/news/coronavirus/article243904777.htmlhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownSouth Carolina1 of 16 affected plants in state, per CDC; total of 125 in the state, per The State7/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aThe State, Centers for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.thestate.com/news/coronavirus/article243904777.htmlhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownSouth Carolina1 of 16 affected plants in state, per CDC; total of 125 in the state, per The State7/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aThe State, Centers for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.thestate.com/news/coronavirus/article243904777.htmlhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownSouth Carolina1 of 16 affected plants in state, per CDC; total of 125 in the state, per The State7/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aThe State, Centers for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.thestate.com/news/coronavirus/article243904777.htmlhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownSouth Carolina1 of 16 affected plants in state, per CDC; total of 125 in the state, per The State7/1/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aThe State, Centers for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.thestate.com/news/coronavirus/article243904777.htmlhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
Smithfield FoodsSioux FallsMinnehahaSouth Dakota853 employees, 245 nonemployees who tested positive after interacting with plant worker; total of 1,593 positive cases in state, per CDC4/9/202024/14/20203700unclear4/12/20205/4/2020porkM17D+P7613+V17DCNN, Smithfield Foods press release, AP, Argus Leader, Centers for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cnn.com/2020/04/12/business/meat-plant-closures-smithfield/index.htmlhttps://www.smithfieldfoods.com/press-room/company-news/smithfield-foods-to-close-sioux-falls-sd-plant-indefinitely-amid-covid-19https://apnews.com/0cd7680d2d221944ed05f86691bb3537https://www.argusleader.com/story/news/2020/05/02/union-smithfield-foods-sioux-falls-partially-reopen-monday/3071666001/https://apnews.com/26bf8fc20f2873d9701fd2ea95f87be4https://www.argusleader.com/story/news/2020/04/16/smithfield-foods-coronavirus-sioux-falls-cdc-assess-plan-reopen/5144291002/https://www.argusleader.com/story/news/crime/2020/04/15/smithfield-foods-sioux-falls-sd-worker-dies-coronavirus-hot-spot/2994502001/https://www.argusleader.com/story/news/politics/2020/04/21/coronavirus-cases-surpass-1-750-south-dakota-additional-death-confirmed/5168518002/https://www.argusleader.com/story/news/politics/2020/04/23/cdc-recommends-better-social-distancing-hygiene-and-training-smithfield/3011042001/https://www.argusleader.com/story/news/politics/2020/04/28/sen-john-thune-says-meatpacking-plants-need-restore-confidence-theyre-safe-workplaces/3039078001/https://apnews.com/26bf8fc20f2873d9701fd2ea95f87be4https://www.argusleader.com/story/news/2020/04/21/smithfield-foods-worker-dies-coronavirus-craig-franken-sioux-falls/2996184001/https://www.argusleader.com/story/news/2020/06/16/many-1-200-workers-still-not-back-smithfield-after-covid-19-outbreak/3195211001/https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
Dakota ProvisionsHuronBeadleSouth Dakota104; total of 1,593 positive cases in state, per CDC5/15/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/aturkeyM32130+P32130+V32130Dakota News Now (ABC/NBC affiliate), Argus Leaderhttps://www.dakotanewsnow.com/content/news/Dakota-Provisions-confirms-2-employees-at-Huron-plant-diagnosed-with-COVID-19-570506831.htmlhttps://www.argusleader.com/story/news/2020/05/27/huron-south-dakota-coronavirus-cases-covid-19/5262379002/https://www.argusleader.com/story/news/politics/2020/06/12/one-more-coronavirus-death-reported-south-dakota-77-new-cases/3174802001/https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_whttps://www.argusleader.com/story/news/2020/07/09/coronavirus-south-dakota-deaths-surpass-100-state-covid-19/5404721002/
DemKota Ranch BeefAberdeenBrownSouth Dakota170; total of 1,593 positive cases in state, per CDC5/20/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/abeefM45471+P45471South Dakota Public Broadcasting, Argus Leaderhttps://listen.sdpb.org/post/department-health-officials-update-covid-19-cases-tied-meat-plantshttps://www.argusleader.com/story/news/politics/2020/06/12/one-more-coronavirus-death-reported-south-dakota-77-new-cases/3174802001/https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_whttps://www.argusleader.com/story/news/2020/07/09/coronavirus-south-dakota-deaths-surpass-100-state-covid-19/5404721002/
LSI Jack LinkAlpenaJerauldSouth Dakota129; total of 1,593 positive cases in state, per CDC5/27/202015/27/2020unclearunclearn/an/abeefM279+P19254Argus Leaderhttps://www.argusleader.com/story/news/2020/05/27/jack-links-snacks-worker-dies-covid-19-south-dakota/5266459002/https://www.argusleader.com/story/news/2020/05/27/huron-south-dakota-coronavirus-cases-covid-19/5262379002/https://www.argusleader.com/story/news/politics/2020/06/12/one-more-coronavirus-death-reported-south-dakota-77-new-cases/3174802001/https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_whttps://www.argusleader.com/story/news/2020/07/09/coronavirus-south-dakota-deaths-surpass-100-state-covid-19/5404721002/
Tyson FoodsGoodlettsvilleDavidson/SumnerTennesseemore than 300; 1 of 7 affected plants in state w/ total of 640 positive cases, per CDC4/18/202036/4/2020unclearunclearn/an/abeef, porkM244G+P244G+V244GNashville Tennessean, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nashville Scene, Nashville Posthttps://www.tennessean.com/story/news/2020/04/18/90-workers-test-positive-covid-19-tyson-foods-plant-goodlettsville/5159479002/https://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/2020/04/22/tennessee-tyson-meat-plant-remains-open-despite-coronavirus-outbreak/3002226001/https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_downhttps://www.nashvillescene.com/news/pith-in-the-wind/article/21136219/tyson-deaths-underscore-call-for-worker-protectionshttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_whttps://www.nashvillepost.com/business/health-care/article/21140089/another-tyson-employee-dies-after-covid19-hospitalization
Wampler's Farm SausageLenoir CityLoudonTennessee1; 1 of 7 affected plants in state w/ total of 640 positive cases, per CDC5/7/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/asausageM9065+P9065+V9065WVLT, Centers for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.wvlt.tv/content/news/Worker-tests-positive-for-COVID-19-at-Lenoir-City-meat-processing-plant--570286241.htmlhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
JBSChattanoogaHamiltonTennessee6; 1 of 7 affected plants in state w/ total of 640 positive cases, per CDC5/11/2020n/an/aabout 1200 at 2 facilitiesunclearn/an/apoultryP1353NewsChannel9, Chattanooga Times Free Press, Centers for Disease Control and PreventionHamilton Countyhttps://newschannel9.com/news/local/health-department-confirms-positive-covid-19-case-at-pilgrims-pride-plant-in-chattanoogahttps://www.timesfreepress.com/news/local/story/2020/may/11/worker-pilgrims-pride-poultry-plant-tests-positive-covid-19/522699/https://newschannel9.com/news/local/health-department-total-of-26-covid-19-cases-at-two-chattanooga-chicken-plantshttps://www.timesfreepress.com/news/local/story/2020/may/27/poultry-plants-test-workers-implement-more-sa/523944/https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
Koch FoodsChattanoogaHamiltonTennessee28; 1 of 7 affected plants in state w/ total of 640 positive cases, per CDC5/14/2020n/an/aabout 400about 300n/an/apoultryP7487Chattanooga Times Free Press, NewsChannel9, Centers for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.timesfreepress.com/news/local/story/2020/may/14/covid-19-cases-chattanooga-meat-processing-plant/522994/https://newschannel9.com/news/local/health-department-total-of-26-covid-19-cases-at-two-chattanooga-chicken-plantshttps://www.timesfreepress.com/news/local/story/2020/may/27/poultry-plants-test-workers-implement-more-sa/523944/https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownTennessee1 of 7 affected plants in state w/ total of 640 positive cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownTennessee1 of 7 affected plants in state w/ total of 640 positive cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownTennessee1 of 7 affected plants in state w/ total of 640 positive cases, per CDC7/6/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
Quality SausageDallasDallasTexas"some"4/28/202034/28/2020unclearunclear4/24/20205/8/2020sausageM5666+P5666+V5666Dallas Morning News, Stella Chavez of KERA News, Fort Worth Star-Telegramhttps://www.dallasnews.com/business/local-companies/2020/04/28/dallas-meat-plant-workers-say-company-refused-to-close-despite-covid-19-outbreak/https://www.dallasnews.com/business/local-companies/2020/05/08/west-dallas-meat-processing-plant-to-reopen-after-worker-deaths-and-illnesses/https://twitter.com/stellamchavez/status/1255139213424472073https://www.dallasnews.com/business/local-companies/2020/04/28/dallas-meat-plant-workers-say-company-refused-to-close-despite-covid-19-outbreak/https://www.star-telegram.com/news/business/article242932471.html
Tyson FoodsAmarilloPotterTexas4105/17/2020n/an/aunclearunclear5/16/20205/17/2020beefM245EAustin American-Statesman, High Plains Public Radiohttps://www.statesman.com/news/20200517/coronavirus-in-texas-lsquowersquore-all-on-same-side-this-is-life-and-deathrsquohttps://www.statesman.com/news/20200517/coronavirus-in-texas-lsquowersquore-all-on-same-side-this-is-life-and-deathrsquohttps://www.hppr.org/post/over-400-covid-19-cases-identified-amarillo-tyson-plant-so-far
Tyson FoodsCenterShelbyTexas564/21/202024/21/2020unclearunclearn/an/apoultryP325Texas Tribune, Texas Observerhttps://www.texastribune.org/2020/04/21/texas-investigating-meat-processing-plants-over-coronavirus-outbreaks/https://www.texasobserver.org/covid-19-tyson-east-texas-follow-up/
JBSCactusMooreTexas3234/21/202015/2/2020unclearunclearn/an/abeefM3DTexas Tribunehttps://www.texastribune.org/2020/05/02/amarillo-coronavirus-meatpacking/https://www.texastribune.org/2020/04/21/texas-investigating-meat-processing-plants-over-coronavirus-outbreaks/https://www.texastribune.org/2020/04/27/meatpacking-texas-coronavirus-panhandle/?utm_campaign=trib-social&utm_content=1587928447&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitterhttps://www.texastribune.org/2020/05/05/texas-coronavirus-panhandle-meatpacking/https://www.texastribune.org/2020/05/13/texas-jbs-meatpacking-plant-rejects-state-efforts-coronavirus-test/
JBSLufkinAngelinaTexas504/29/202015/10/2020unclearunclearn/an/apoultryP218KPRC Click 2 Houston, Lufkin Daily Newshttps://www.click2houston.com/news/local/2020/05/11/texas-meatpacking-plant-remains-open-amid-covid-19-outbreak-at-the-facility/http://lufkindailynews.com/coronavirus/article_1fc839cc-8983-11ea-981e-9736a180dd10.htmlhttps://www.click2houston.com/news/local/2020/05/11/texas-meatpacking-plant-remains-open-amid-covid-19-outbreak-at-the-facility/
Tyson FoodsCarthagePanolaTexas224/30/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP7044Longview News-Journalhttps://www.news-journal.com/news/coronavirus/tyson-plant-workers-in-carthage-express-concerns-amid-22-confirmed-covid-19-cases/article_14522a7b-fb82-577c-9d9d-912be3185aab.html
STX BeefCorpus ChristiNuecesTexas75/8/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/abeefM337+V337KRIS 6 News Corpus Christihttps://www.kristv.com/rebound/coronavirus-investigations/stx-beef-will-begin-testing-all-employees-saturday
Sanderson FarmsWacoMcLennanTexasat least 15/9/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP34308Waco Tribune-Heraldhttps://www.wacotrib.com/news/local/at-least-2-waco-meat-processing-plant-workers-test-positive-for-covid-19-though-no/article_eb5fb584-59cc-5393-9250-eeb9a539f957.html
CargillWacoMcLennanTexas15/9/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/aturkeyM635+P635Waco Tribune-Heraldhttps://www.wacotrib.com/news/local/at-least-2-waco-meat-processing-plant-workers-test-positive-for-covid-19-though-no/article_eb5fb584-59cc-5393-9250-eeb9a539f957.html
Sanderson FarmsBryanBrazosTexas27 employees, 35 contacts/family members5/18/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP19688+V19688KBTX-TVhttps://www.kbtx.com/content/news/KBTX-Investigates-More-than-two-dozen-COVID-19-cases-at-local-poultry-plant-570559221.htmlhttps://www.kbtx.com/content/news/More-than-five-dozen-COVID-19-cases-tied-to-Brazos-County-poultry-processing-plant-570606981.html
Brakebush BrosIrvingDallasTexas405/21/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryM20088+P20088+V20088Dallas Morning Newshttps://www.dallasnews.com/news/public-health/2020/05/21/when-should-coronavirus-testing-be-provided-at-meat-and-poultry-plants/
Tyson FoodsShermanGraysonTexas3265/27/202025/27/2020unclearabout 1600n/an/ameatM244S+P244SNBC5 DFW, Herald-Democrathttps://www.nbcdfw.com/investigations/official-confirms-more-than-200-covid-19-cases-at-north-texas-meat-plant/2377391/https://www.heralddemocrat.com/news/20200610/tyson-announces-second-employee-covid-19-related-death
JBSMount PleasantTitusTexas"around 400"6/14/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP584Dallas Morning News, D Magazinehttps://www.dallasnews.com/news/public-health/2020/06/14/delays-in-test-results-frustrate-local-efforts-to-stem-spread-of-covid-19-in-texas/https://www.dmagazine.com/healthcare-business/2020/06/the-pandemic-missed-mount-pleasant-until-it-didnt/
JBSHyrumCacheUtah3856/5/2020n/an/anearly 1400nearly 1400 (all workers)n/an/abeefM628+P628Salt Lake TribuneTribune: testing conducted on May 30https://www.sltrib.com/news/2020/06/05/covid-cases-continue/https://www.sltrib.com/news/2020/06/08/cache-valley-providing/https://www.sltrib.com/news/politics/2020/06/09/meatpacking-workers/https://www.sltrib.com/news/2020/07/03/outbreak-utah-meatpacking/
Gary's MeatPaysonUtahUtahat least 16/16/2020n/an/a20unclear6/16/20206/24/2020beef, pork, lamb, goatM21108Salt Lake TribuneTribune: closing 6/16 and reopening 6/17, then closing for at least a weekhttps://www.sltrib.com/news/2020/06/16/two-utah-meat-plants/
Dale T. Smith and Sons Meat Packing CompanyDraperSalt Lake/UtahUtahat least 16/16/2020n/an/aunclearunclear6/11/20206/21/2020meat/poultryM4975 +P4975Salt Lake TribuneTribune: plant is much smaller than JBS planthttps://www.sltrib.com/news/2020/06/16/two-utah-meat-plants/
unknownunknownBox ElderUtahat least 16/17/2020n/an/aunclearunclearunclearunclearn/an/aDeseret Newshttps://www.deseret.com/utah/2020/6/17/21294471/coronavirus-3-utah-meat-processing-plants-shut-down-amid-covid-19-outbreaks-407-new-cases-4-deaths
unknownunknownunknownUtahn/an/a17/6/2020unclearunclearunclearunclearn/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
Tyson FoodsTemperancevilleAccomackVirginia257; "roughly 510" total positive cases in Eastern Shore poultry plants; 1 of 14 affected plants w/ a total of 1,109 positive cases, per CDC4/22/2020n/an/a128212824/24/20204/27/2020poultryP806Delmarva Now, Washington Post, Eastern Shore Post, Virginia Department of Health, Tyson Foods press releasehttps://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/virginia/2020/04/24/tyson-foods-closes-virginia-shore-plant-deep-cleaning/3019657001/https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/virus-spread-at-virginia-chicken-plants-alarms-health-officials/2020/04/28/7ef459d4-898e-11ea-ac8a-fe9b8088e101_story.htmlhttps://www.easternshorepost.com/2020/04/22/poultry-plant-employees-concerned-as-coronavirus-cases-increase/https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/virus-spread-at-virginia-chicken-plants-alarms-health-officials/2020/04/28/7ef459d4-898e-11ea-ac8a-fe9b8088e101_story.htmlhttps://www.vdh.virginia.gov/news/2020-regional-news-releases/eastern-shore-health-district-announces-results-from-may-8-9-testing-clinic/https://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/virginia/2020/05/22/tyson-foods-releases-coronavirus-testing-results-temperanceville/5246817002/https://www.tysonfoods.com/news/news-releases/2020/5/tyson-foods-inc-releases-results-covid-19-testing-temperanceville-vahttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
Perdue FarmsAccomacAccomackVirginiaabout 80 employees and those who came into contact; "roughly 510" total positive cases in Eastern Shore poultry plants; 1 of 14 affected plants w/ a total of 1,109 positive cases, per CDC4/22/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP7903Eastern Shore Post, Washington Post, Virginia Department of Healthlocal official: "more than 50% of our total," 59 cases on Eastern Shorehttps://www.easternshorepost.com/2020/04/22/poultry-plant-employees-concerned-as-coronavirus-cases-increase/https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/virus-spread-at-virginia-chicken-plants-alarms-health-officials/2020/04/28/7ef459d4-898e-11ea-ac8a-fe9b8088e101_story.htmlhttps://www.vdh.virginia.gov/news/2020-regional-news-releases/eastern-shore-health-district-announces-results-from-may-8-9-testing-clinic/https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
New Market Poultry ProductsNew MarketShenandoahVirginia"multiple"; 317 cases among poultry workers in Central Shenandoah Health District, per WHSV-TV; 1 of 14 affected plants w/ a total of 1,109 positive cases, per CDC4/29/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP4602AWHSV-TVCentral Shenandoah Health District is on opposite side of state as Eastern Shorehttps://www.whsv.com/content/news/New-Market-Poultry-facility-confirms-more-then-one-employee-570041131.htmlhttps://www.whsv.com/content/news/COVID-19-still-impacting-meatpacking-industry-locally-and-nationwide-570812021.htmlhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
CargillDaytonRockinghamVirginia1 of 14 affected plants w/ a total of 1,109 positive cases, per CDC5/1/20201 worker death, per WHSV-TV; 10 total5/1/2020unclearunclearn/an/apoultryP18Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, WHSV-TVhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_downhttps://www.whsv.com/2020/07/04/virginia-covid-19-cases-rise-by-716-on-saturday/https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownVirginia1 of 14 affected plants w/ a total of 1,109 positive cases, per CDC5/1/202010 total5/1/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_downhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownVirginia1 of 14 affected plants w/ a total of 1,109 positive cases, per CDC5/1/202010 total5/1/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_downhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownVirginia1 of 14 affected plants w/ a total of 1,109 positive cases, per CDC5/1/202010 total5/1/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_downhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownVirginia1 of 14 affected plants w/ a total of 1,109 positive cases, per CDC5/1/202010 total5/1/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_downhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownVirginia1 of 14 affected plants w/ a total of 1,109 positive cases, per CDC5/1/202010 total5/1/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_downhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownVirginia1 of 14 affected plants w/ a total of 1,109 positive cases, per CDC5/1/202010 total5/1/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6918e3.htm?s_cid=mm6918e3_w#T2_downhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownVirginia1 of 14 affected plants w/ a total of 1,109 positive cases, per CDC7/6/202010 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownVirginia1 of 14 affected plants w/ a total of 1,109 positive cases, per CDC7/6/202010 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownVirginia1 of 14 affected plants w/ a total of 1,109 positive cases, per CDC7/6/202010 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownVirginia1 of 14 affected plants w/ a total of 1,109 positive cases, per CDC7/6/202010 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
Tyson FoodsWallulaWalla WallaWashington277; 1 of 7 affected plants w/ a total of 468 positive cases, per CDC4/14/20203; 4 total4/221482unclear4/24/20205/5/2020beefM9268+V9268Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, Tyson Foods press releases, Tri-City Herald, Walla Walla County Department of Community Health press release, KOMO-TV, KEPR-TV, Centers for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.union-bulletin.com/news/health_fitness/coronavirus/tyson-reopens-today-with-some-tests-still-lingering/article_f590b773-6f7d-5829-b5a3-917fcb84f71c.htmlhttps://www.tysonfoods.com/news/news-releases/2020/4/tyson-fresh-meats-testing-pasco-wash-team-members-covid-19-temporarilyhttps://www.union-bulletin.com/news/health_fitness/coronavirus/update-tyson-fresh-meats-in-walla-walla-county-linked-to-numerous-covid-19-cases/article_f118d37f-ebf5-54c0-84b9-83ea02216cdc.htmlhttps://www.union-bulletin.com/news/health_fitness/coronavirus/more-covid-19-cases-here-at-tyson-fresh-meats/article_1d1f9ac7-b43d-5504-bb6b-77e934b420f0.htmlhttps://www.union-bulletin.com/news/health_fitness/coronavirus/health-officials-require-more-of-tyson-fresh-meats/article_4b424025-2108-5157-ace2-e770dd172cf7.htmlhttps://komonews.com/news/local/3-workers-killed-277-infected-in-coronavirus-outbreak-at-e-wash-beef-planthttps://www.co.walla-walla.wa.us/4-21-20%20Press%20Release%20Walla%20Walla%20County%20COVID-19%20Update-%20Stay%20Home%20Stay%20Safe%20Final.pdfhttps://www.union-bulletin.com/news/health_fitness/coronavirus/tyson-still-awaiting-tests-following-trump-order/article_f607dc88-9043-5183-8490-9698cea82d4d.htmlhttps://www.tri-cityherald.com/news/coronavirus/article242465531.htmlhttps://www.union-bulletin.com/news/health_fitness/coronavirus/tyson-reopens-today-with-some-tests-still-lingering/article_f590b773-6f7d-5829-b5a3-917fcb84f71c.htmlhttps://keprtv.com/news/local/pasco-grandfather-tyson-employee-loses-battle-with-coronavirushttps://komonews.com/news/local/3-workers-killed-277-infected-in-coronavirus-outbreak-at-e-wash-beef-planthttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
Foster FarmsKelsoCowlitzWashington9; 1 of 7 affected plants w/ a total of 468 positive cases, per CDC4/18/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryP6164AKOIN6, Midwest Center reporting, The Daily News, Centers for Disease Control and PreventionFoster Farms confirmed cases first detected 4/17 in a statementhttps://www.koin.com/news/health/coronavirus/3-test-positive-for-virus-at-foster-farms-plant-in-kelso/https://tdn.com/news/local/four-more-foster-farms-workers-test-positive-for-covid/article_8f4d79b1-fe30-52a3-9451-58dd713c2195.htmlhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownWashington1 of 7 affected plants w/ a total of 468 positive cases, per CDC7/6/20204 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownWashington1 of 7 affected plants w/ a total of 468 positive cases, per CDC7/6/20204 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownWashington1 of 7 affected plants w/ a total of 468 positive cases, per CDC7/6/20204 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownWashington1 of 7 affected plants w/ a total of 468 positive cases, per CDC7/6/20204 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownWashington1 of 7 affected plants w/ a total of 468 positive cases, per CDC7/6/20204 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
JBSMoorefieldHardyWest Virginia185/15/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/apoultryM810+P810Cumberland Times-Newshttps://www.times-news.com/coronavirus/18-covid-19-cases-at-pilgrims-pride-plant/article_f8d57135-e84a-550d-8144-1cf51d4aa88c.html
Smithfield FoodsCudahyMilwaukeeWisconsin89; 1 of 14 affected plants w/ a total of 860 positive cases, per CDC4/15/2020n/an/aunclearunclear4/15/20204/29/2020Smithfield Foods press release, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Centers for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.smithfieldfoods.com/press-room/company-news/smithfield-foods-to-close-two-additional-meat-processing-facilitieshttps://www.smithfieldfoods.com/press-room/company-news/smithfield-foods-to-close-two-additional-meat-processing-facilitieshttps://www.jsonline.com/story/news/2020/05/01/85-workers-test-positive-coronavirus-smithfield-plant-cudahy/3070192001/https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/2020/05/08/second-wisconsin-meatpacking-worker-dies-of-coronavirus-800-infected/3095122001/https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
JBSGreen BayBrownWisconsin262 employees, 86 people connected to employees; 1 of 14 affected plants w/ a total of 860 positive cases, per CDC4/20/2020n/an/aunclearunclear4/26/20205/5/2020beefM562JBS press release, Green Bay Press Gazette, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, AP, WBAY-TV, Centers for Disease Control and PreventionTwo relatives of workers at this plant have died, per Green Bay Press-Gazettehttps://jbssa.com/about/news/2020/04-26/#.XqdhzS2ZO_shttps://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/story/news/2020/05/04/coronavirus-brown-county-jbs-reopen-green-bay-plant-tuesday/3079565001/https://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/story/news/2020/04/20/green-bay-coronavirus-jbs-packing-american-foods-employees-infected/5165369002/https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/2020/04/23/coronavirus-cases-linked-green-bay-meatpacking-plant-spike/3007750001/https://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/story/news/2020/04/25/brown-county-coronavirus-how-cluster-covid-19-developed/3000721001/https://apnews.com/b1503b5591c682530d1005e58ec8c267https://www.wbay.com/content/news/More-Brown-County-COVID-19-cases-linked-to-outbreaks-at-meat-packing-facilities-570047781.htmlhttps://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/story/news/2020/06/17/brown-county-coronavirus-deaths-green-bay-mom-daughter-die-covid-19/3175263001/https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
Calumet Diversified MeatsPleasant PrairieKenoshaWisconsin22; 1 of 14 affected plants w/ a total of 860 positive cases, per CDC4/28/20202; 4 total, per CDC4/28/2020unclearunclearn/an/aporkM1972+P17898+V1972Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, TMJ4 Milwaukee, Kenosha County press release, Kenosha News, Centers for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.jsonline.com/story/news/2020/04/28/more-wisconsin-meatpacking-workers-hit-coronavirus/3034621001/https://www.tmj4.com/news/coronavirus/two-covid-19-deaths-at-kenosha-co-meat-processing-plant-prompts-for-cdc-investigationhttps://www.kenoshacounty.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1618https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/2020/04/28/more-wisconsin-meatpacking-workers-hit-coronavirus/3034621001/https://www.kenoshanews.com/news/local/national-guard-conducts-testing-at-two-kenosha-meat-processing-facilities/article_1efaad0c-c0cb-536c-8d3d-0750c017cbe6.htmlhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
American Foods GroupGreen BayBrownWisconsin170 employees, 27 people connected to employees; 1 of 14 affected plants w/ a total of 860 positive cases, per CDC4/21/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/abeefM410Green Bay Press Gazette, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, AP, WBAY-TV, Centers for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/story/news/2020/04/20/green-bay-coronavirus-jbs-packing-american-foods-employees-infected/5165369002/https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/2020/04/23/coronavirus-cases-linked-green-bay-meatpacking-plant-spike/3007750001/https://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/story/news/2020/04/25/brown-county-coronavirus-how-cluster-covid-19-developed/3000721001/https://apnews.com/b1503b5591c682530d1005e58ec8c267https://www.wbay.com/content/news/More-Brown-County-COVID-19-cases-linked-to-outbreaks-at-meat-packing-facilities-570047781.htmlhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
Salm PartnersDenmarkBrownWisconsin45; 1 of 14 affected plants w/ a total of 860 positive cases, per CDC4/21/2020n/an/a600unclearn/an/asausageM47164+P47164Green Bay Press Gazette, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, WBAY-TV, Centers for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/story/news/2020/04/20/green-bay-coronavirus-jbs-packing-american-foods-employees-infected/5165369002/https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/2020/04/23/coronavirus-cases-linked-green-bay-meatpacking-plant-spike/3007750001/https://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/story/news/2020/04/25/brown-county-coronavirus-how-cluster-covid-19-developed/3000721001/https://www.wbay.com/content/news/More-Brown-County-COVID-19-cases-linked-to-outbreaks-at-meat-packing-facilities-570047781.htmlhttps://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/story/news/2020/06/17/brown-county-coronavirus-deaths-green-bay-mom-daughter-die-covid-19/3175263001/https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
Kenosha BeefKenoshaKenoshaWisconsin15; 1 of 14 affected plants w/ a total of 860 positive cases, per CDC4/29/2020n/an/aunclearunclearn/an/abeefM425B+P425BKenosha News, Centers for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.kenoshanews.com/news/local/kenosha-county-meatpacking-companies-respond-to-covid-19-crisis/article_9a36aac8-555a-57b4-95a1-e00000bb0746.htmlhttps://www.kenoshanews.com/news/local/national-guard-conducts-testing-at-two-kenosha-meat-processing-facilities/article_1efaad0c-c0cb-536c-8d3d-0750c017cbe6.htmlhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownWisconsin1 of 14 affected plants w/ a total of 860 positive cases, per CDC7/6/20204 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownWisconsin1 of 14 affected plants w/ a total of 860 positive cases, per CDC7/6/20204 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownWisconsin1 of 14 affected plants w/ a total of 860 positive cases, per CDC7/6/20204 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownWisconsin1 of 14 affected plants w/ a total of 860 positive cases, per CDC7/6/20204 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownWisconsin1 of 14 affected plants w/ a total of 860 positive cases, per CDC7/6/20204 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownWisconsin1 of 14 affected plants w/ a total of 860 positive cases, per CDC7/6/20204 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownWisconsin1 of 14 affected plants w/ a total of 860 positive cases, per CDC7/6/20204 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
unknownunknownunknownWisconsin1 of 14 affected plants w/ a total of 860 positive cases, per CDC7/6/20204 total7/6/2020unclearunclearn/an/an/an/aCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6927e2.htm?s_cid=mm6927e2_w
CargillMilwaukeeMilwaukeeWisconsinn/an/an/an/aunclearunclear5/6/20205/11/2020meat/poultryM20654 +P20654Midwest Center reportingCargill spokesman Daniel Sullivan provided closure dates

METHODOLOGY: Data that breaks down at what workplace an outbreak occurred is hard to come by. The only state in the above database that puts data online that includes the setting of an outbreak is Colorado. Because of that, we're basing most of our count on numbers that have been reported in news stories.

It's also difficult to get exact numbers because some companies, some states and some unions have refused to release or confirm numbers.

In Brown County, Wisconsin, which has three plants with large outbreaks, local health officials told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel they've stopped tracking cases to the plants because it was time-consuming. Virginia officials, though they released data on nursing homes, said they wouldn't do the same for poultry plants because of privacy concerns, according to the Virginia Mercury. Iowa state officials disclosed an inaccurate count related to one facility, the Associated Press found.

Also, when Senators Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker requested industry giants tally the number of infected and dead workers at their plants, the companies did not provide figures.

So it's possible the overall figures are an undercount.

The figures the CDC has released are through May and don't include every state with outbreaks. The figures lag behind other reporting. For instance, the CDC says one worker in Georgia has died from COVID-19, but in mid-April a Tyson spokesperson told the Associated Press at least four of the company's workers in Georgia had died. When reporting reflects local or state figures that are higher than the CDC's, we have used the local/state figures.

The Delmarva Peninsula includes parts of Maryland and Delaware. According to the CDC, 336 workers in Delaware have tested positive for COVID-19. According to the Salisbury Daily Times, 262 Maryland workers have tested positive, but many of them work in Delaware plants. Until specific plants with specific worker counts can be identified in this area, we'll only count the Delaware figures reported by the CDC.

Note: On May 31, we changed the design of our database to include more information for each plant in each row.

We're thankful for the great reporting other outlets are doing that allow us to do this.

Those outlets are: ABC7 Chicago, ABC57, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, AL.com, Argus Leader, Associated Press, Baltimore Sun, Cape Gazette, Cincinnati Enquirer, Civil Eats, Columbia Missourian, Courier and Press, CNN, Delmarva Now, Des Moines Register, Dodge City Daily Globe, DTN, Grand Island Independent, Greeley Tribune, Green Bay Press Gazette, Indianapolis Star, KAKE, KARE 11, KBIA, KEPR-TV, KOIN6, KTIV, KQED, Lewistown Sentinel, Meat+Poultry, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Minnesota Public Radio, Minnesota Reformer, Minneapolis StarTribune, Morning Call, Nashville Tennessean, NBC News, NC Watchdog Reporting Network, New York Times, The Oklahoman, Omaha World-Herald, Peoria Journal Star, Philadelphia Inquirer, Que Pasa, Radio Iowa, Reuters, RTV6 Indianapolis, Sioux City Journal, The State, Texas Tribune, Tri-City Herald, York Daily Record, Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, WITN-TV, WIBW13, WOI-TV, WOOD-TV, WTXL Tallahassee, 9News and 13WMAZ.

Pramod Acharya contributed data visualizations and research. Heather Schlitz contributed research.

Sky Chadde is the Midwest Center’s Gannett Agricultural Data Fellow. He can be reached at sky.chadde@investigatemidwest.org.